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Gatehouse and Attached Garden Walls Immediately East of Poxwell House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Poxwell, Dorset

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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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153834

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105947

Location: Poxwell, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

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

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Listing Text


9/59 Gatehouse and
attached garden
26.1.56 walls immediately
east of Poxwell
GV House


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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