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Latitude: 53.9227 / 53°55'21"N
Longitude: -1.0934 / 1°5'36"W
OS Eastings: 459632
OS Northings: 447780
OS Grid: SE596477
Mapcode National: GBR NRT2.2K
Mapcode Global: WHFC9.5NKM
Entry Name: Gatehouse and Walls Adjoining to Bishopthorpe Palace
Listing Date: 12 July 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1166705
English Heritage Legacy ID: 325942
Location: Bishopthorpe, York, YO23
Civil Parish: Bishopthorpe
Built-Up Area: Bishopthorpe
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Bishopthorpe St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: York
SE 5847-5947 BISHOPTHORPE BISHOPTHORPE ROAD
7/26 Gatehouse and walls
adjoining to Bishopthorpe
Gatehouse and walls adjoining. 1763-5 by Thomas Atkinson for Archbishop
Drummond incorporating clock of 1744 with turret of 1895 and re-roofing of
1978. Magnesian limestone with brown stone, lead roof and oak gates.
Gatehouse square on plan. Gothick style. 2 storeys single bay. Angle
buttresses with off-sets surmounted by pinnacles. Segmental-headed archway
with continuous moulding to architrave and coat of arms at head under ogee-
headed hood-mould. Panelled gates with Perpendicular enrichment. First
floor: 4-light window with intersecting tracery under hood-mould. Clock in
gable. Embattled pediment with modillion cornice. Concealed hipped roof,
surmounted by open turret with conical roof and weathercock. Similar facade
to rear. Embattled walls to either side with 4-centred arched openings and
buttresses with off-sets surmounted by pinnacles. Eric A Gee, Bishopthorpe
Palace. An Architectural History, 1983, pp 40-41.
Listing NGR: SE5963247780
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