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Outer gatehouse and attached precinct walls and barn 50 metres north of Priory Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Maxstoke, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4794 / 52°28'46"N

Longitude: -1.6561 / 1°39'22"W

OS Eastings: 423452

OS Northings: 286891

OS Grid: SP234868

Mapcode National: GBR 5JQ.G43

Mapcode Global: VHBWH.7YV4

Plus Code: 9C4WF8HV+QH

Entry Name: Outer gatehouse and attached precinct walls and barn 50 metres north of Priory Farmhouse

Listing Date: 8 September 1961

Last Amended: 23 March 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1365129

English Heritage Legacy ID: 309012

Location: Maxstoke, North Warwickshire, Warwickshire, B46

County: Warwickshire

Civil Parish: Maxstoke

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Maxstoke

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Description

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 24/01/2019

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MAXSTOKE
CHURCH ROAD (South side)
Outer gatehouse and attached precinct walls and barn 50 metres north of Priory Farmhouse

(Formerly listed as Outer gatehouse and attached precinct walls and barn 200m north of Priory Farmhouse, previously listed as Remains of outer gatehouse and precinct wall)

08/09/61
GV
II*
Outer gatehouse to former priory of Augustinian Canons. Early C14. Squared and irregularly coursed sandstone. Gables of original roof remain, but the rafters have been removed. Square plan.

Two storeys. Outer wall has at first floor a window of two-lights in two-centred chamfered arch, with fragments of reticulated tracery. On either side of this window are two C15 niches with trefoil cusping to canopies flanked by engaged shafts. Three-centred carriageway arch of two chamfered arches to each face. Inner arch is similar and has a similar window above. South west angle has octagonal stair vice, C15/C16, in ogee headed arch. North-west angle has a small projecting wing of three storeys. Adjoining precinct walls of similar squared and irregularly coursed sandstone with gable coping. At the east end, part of the precinct wall is incorporated in the north side wall of a C19 barn. Red brick with plain-tiled roof.

Interior: gatehouse has original cross wall with three-centred double chamfered arch to carriageway and on the west, a two-centred chamfered arch for pedestrians. Diagonal and ridge ribs to vaulting to three bays. Doorways have C19 plank doors but early C14 reset iron furniture.

Founded 1336 by William de Clinton, Earl of Huntingdon. Scheduled monument.

Listing NGR: SP2345286891

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