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North West Gateway (Formerly Included As an Integral Part of Whalley Abbey)

A Grade I Listed Building in Whalley, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.8212 / 53°49'16"N

Longitude: -2.4131 / 2°24'47"W

OS Eastings: 372901

OS Northings: 436178

OS Grid: SD729361

Mapcode National: GBR CSL7.CY

Mapcode Global: WH96P.X62Y

Plus Code: 9C5VRHCP+FQ

Entry Name: North West Gateway (Formerly Included As an Integral Part of Whalley Abbey)

Listing Date: 13 February 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362365

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183537

ID on this website: 101362365

Location: Billington, Ribble Valley, Lancashire, BB7

County: Lancashire

District: Ribble Valley

Civil Parish: Whalley

Built-Up Area: Whalley

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Whalley St Mary and All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

Tagged with: Gatehouse

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SD 73 NW
2/52 North-West Gateway(formerly included as
13-2-1967 an integral part of Whalley Abbey)

Gateway to Whalley Abbey (q.v.), early C14. Sandstone rubble with upper
storey now roofless. 2 storeys. East and west walls each have outer
buttresses with offsets and a pointed arch chamfered in 2 orders springing
from responds which have capitals and an inner order with 2 quarter-round
mouldings and a fillet. Inside, the passage between the archways is
rib-vaulted in 8 bays. Between the 5th and 6th bays from the west is an
intermediate wall with large and small entrances, the former with
segmental arch, the latter with a pointed one. In the north wall are 2
doorways with pointed heads, one blocked. In the south wall there is a
similar blocked doorway. The upper storey has 3 3-light windows on both
the north and south sides. Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: SD7290036177

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