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Latitude: 50.6552 / 50°39'18"N
Longitude: -2.3669 / 2°22'0"W
OS Eastings: 374160
OS Northings: 84005
OS Grid: SY741840
Mapcode National: GBR 106.VSW
Mapcode Global: FRA 57XB.RQY
Entry Name: Gatehouse and Attached Garden Walls Immediately East of Poxwell House
Listing Date: 26 January 1956
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1153834
English Heritage Legacy ID: 105947
Location: Poxwell, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Poxwell
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Osmington with Poxwell St Osmond
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
SY 78 SW POXWELL
9/59 Gatehouse and
26.1.56 walls immediately
east of Poxwell
Gatehouse hexagonal and attached garden walls. Gatehouse dated 1634,
and C17 walls, Brick cladding in stretcher bond to a probable
rubble cove. Brick plinth moulding, stone string and cornice moulding.
Circular brick buttresses at corners, with a band of glazed bricks at
the corners with embossed jewel ornament and initial H, stone
finials above. Pyramidal clay tile roof with stone finial
at apex. In the east and west walls are archways with moulded jambs
and semi circular heads, one with a dated keystone. The upper
floor is reached by an external staircase and was two light windows
with central mullion to east and west. Fixed iron framed windows,
glazed. Attached garden walls, running north and south from gatehouse
and returning to the house, C17 or later. Red brick walls with
triangular brick coping having moulded dentils. Level course of bricks
on the apex. The walls are heavily ramped to the gatehouse and to the
corners. (R.C.H.M. Dorset II, p. 262 (3)).
Listing NGR: SY7416084005
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