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Latitude: 51.4886 / 51°29'18"N
Longitude: -3.5671 / 3°34'1"W
OS Eastings: 291293
OS Northings: 177790
OS Grid: SS912777
Mapcode National: GBR HD.KKGM
Mapcode Global: VH5HK.4V27
Entry Name: Romanesque gateway in former E precinct wall at Ewenny Priory (house)
Listing Date: 3 March 1998
Last Amended: 3 March 1998
Source ID: 19466
Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Location: Set in stretch of original medieval precinct wall on E side of Ewenny Priory (house) garden.
County: Vale of Glamorgan
Community: Ewenny (Ewenni)
Locality: Ewenny Priory
Traditional County: Glamorgan
Romanesque doorway, original C12 W doorway of Priory, resited as a decorative feature in E garden wall, itself the original C12 E priory precinct wall; this was carried out in early C19 following the demolition of W bay of nave associated with the extensive remodelling of Ewenny Priory (house) in 1806 and landscaping of grounds; very similar to S nave Priory doorway still in situ.
Romanesque arch of 3 orders: the inner plain, the middle with outward pointing zigzag and the outer grooved; stepped imposts, half round piers with small fluted capitals and moulded bases.
Listed I as a complete though reset Romanesque doorway; group value with the other buildings at Ewenny Priory, especially E Precinct Wall, Ewenny Priory Church and Ewenny Priory (house).
Scheduled Ancient Monument Gm 190 (part).
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