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Gatehouse at North Approach Drive to Erwarton Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Arwarton, Suffolk

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Latitude: 51.9708 / 51°58'15"N

Longitude: 1.2353 / 1°14'7"E

OS Eastings: 622325

OS Northings: 235206

OS Grid: TM223352

Mapcode National: GBR VQ9.F4G

Mapcode Global: VHLC7.CQFJ

Entry Name: Gatehouse at North Approach Drive to Erwarton Hall

Listing Date: 23 February 1989

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1193599

English Heritage Legacy ID: 277432

Location: Arwarton, Babergh, Suffolk, IP9

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Arwarton

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Erwarton St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


3/13 Gatehouse at north approach
drive to Erwarton Hall

- II*

Gatehouse, dated by Pevsner for heraldic reasons, circa 1549. Red brick. Vaulted
roof with weathervane. Square plan, tunnel vaulted, symmetrical sides with semi-
circular pediments between the round, raised angle buttresses with pinnacles, east
and west faces with central full height buttresses and pinnacle above the north
and south round-headed archways. Broad modillion bands continue above the archways
and returns. Plinth. Circular openings flank each side of each angle buttress.
Pedestrian archways to south of east and west faces. Similar to the gatehouse at
Beckingham Hall, Tolleshunt Major, Essex, dated circa 1545.
N Pevsner, Suffolk, 1961.

Listing NGR: TM2232535206

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