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Gatehouse Approximately 30 Metres South of Dowrich House Including Rubble Walls to North East and South West

A Grade II Listed Building in Sandford, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8329 / 50°49'58"N

Longitude: -3.6675 / 3°40'2"W

OS Eastings: 282669

OS Northings: 105037

OS Grid: SS826050

Mapcode National: GBR L8.WW5K

Mapcode Global: FRA 366W.WHP

Plus Code: 9C2RR8MM+52

Entry Name: Gatehouse Approximately 30 Metres South of Dowrich House Including Rubble Walls to North East and South West

Listing Date: 26 August 1965

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1258727

English Heritage Legacy ID: 445509

Location: Sandford, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Sandford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Sandford St Swithin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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1/181 Gatehouse approx 30m south of
26.8.65 Dowrich House including rubble
walls to north-east and south-


Gatehouse. Early C16, remodelled in early C19. Volcanic rubble with volcanic
ashlar dressings. Square in plan with decorative corner turrets, central
carriageway flanked by small rooms, and stone steps to raised pavement to front.
Symmetrical south-east facing 2-window front. Small flanking turrets, central
elliptical arch with moulded surround and flanking arched doorways and small outer
square-headed windows with moulded surrounds containing stancheons and saddle bars.
Embattled parapet drops down to lower level over carriageway. Raised pavement
across front and flight of volcanic ashlar semi-circular steps (some blocks with
moulded bull noses). Similar rear elevation with chamfered surrounds to
carriageway and windows. Rubble garden walls to north-east and south-west are
included for group value.

Listing NGR: SS8266905037

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