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Gateway in Wall Adjacent to Woodturners

A Grade II Listed Building in Modbury, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3479 / 50°20'52"N

Longitude: -3.8874 / 3°53'14"W

OS Eastings: 265813

OS Northings: 51483

OS Grid: SX658514

Mapcode National: GBR Q9.7H6H

Mapcode Global: FRA 28R3.TLL

Plus Code: 9C2R84X7+53

Entry Name: Gateway in Wall Adjacent to Woodturners

Listing Date: 25 January 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325127

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99746

Location: Modbury, South Hams, Devon, PL21

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Modbury

Built-Up Area: Modbury

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Modbury St George

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SX 6451-6551
(west side)
Gateway in wall adjacent
to Woodturners


Isolated gateway in length of boundary wall. Arch C16 or C17, probably built in
present position early C19. Granite surround, rubble wall. Opening has granite
surround with roll mould, set flush to wall face, and carried to basket-handle
head, but with separate projecting keystone; contains a C20 door in C17 plank
form, but with early hinges. Door is set down from adjacent road surface. Set
in stretch of rubble wall to saddle-back coping about 2.25 metres from road
surface, but higher on garden side, and extending about 1.5 metres either side
of opening to straight joints in masonry. Steps down within. Door gave access
to Poundwell House (qv) and, like many fragments in Modbury, may have been
obtained from the demolition of Champernowne House.

Listing NGR: SX6581351483

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