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Gates and Gate Piers at South entrance to Abbey Close

A Grade II* Listed Building in Sherborne, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.9462 / 50°56'46"N

Longitude: -2.5168 / 2°31'0"W

OS Eastings: 363791

OS Northings: 116436

OS Grid: ST637164

Mapcode National: GBR MV.NL63

Mapcode Global: FRA 56ML.TKM

Plus Code: 9C2VWFWM+F7

Entry Name: Gates and Gate Piers at South entrance to Abbey Close

Listing Date: 4 October 1973

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324348

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103815

Location: Sherborne, Dorset, DT9

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Sherborne

Built-Up Area: Sherborne

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Sherborne with Castleton Abbey Church of St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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ST 6316

Gates and Gate Piers at South entrance to Abbey Close


Ashlar gate piers with low plinth, capping and ball finials. Two gates; each gate has two lock rails with inset scroll panelling and a top rail with slightly inverted curve. Uprights with spiked finials rise alternately to two different heights, that is alternately above the lock rail and above the top most rail.

All the listed buildings in Abbey Close form a group with the east end of No 1 Finger Lane.

Listing NGR: ST6379116436

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