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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: LLANTHONY PRIORY, REMAINS OF OUTER GATEHOUSE

List entry Number: 1271694

Location

LLANTHONY PRIORY, REMAINS OF OUTER GATEHOUSE, LLANTHONY ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
GloucestershireGloucesterDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 23-Jan-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 15-Dec-1998

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 472288

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History

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Details

GLOUCESTER

SO81NW LLANTHONY ROAD 844-1/3/157 (East side) 23/01/52 Llanthony Priory, Remains of Outer Gatehouse (Formerly Listed as: HEMPSTED LANE Remains of Llanthony Priory)

GV I

The ruined remains of the outer gatehouse to the outer court of the former Augustinian Priory of Llanthony Secunda. 1494-1500. For Henry Dene, Prior, and Bishop of Bangor. Part of Ancient Monument in the care of Gloucester City Council. Demolished portions excavated 1975. Cotswold stone ashlar facing on red brick. PLAN: originally a rectangular structure with carriage way on the left hand (north) side and pedestrian entry on the right hand (south) side; The southern half of the front wall extant to full height, the other walls excavated and marked out at ground level. EXTERIOR: the front facing the road originally of two bays defined by three buttresses; moulded crowning cornice and crenellated parapet with weathered copings; the surviving central and southern buttresses with weathered offsets; the central buttress rises to the underside of the cornice, the right hand buttress is capped by a cusped gablet; to the left of the central buttress the surviving right-hand jamb and the haunch of the carriage entrance archway with a double chamfer and eared hoodmould; in the right hand bay the smaller pedestrian doorway with four-centred, double chamfered arch and eared hoodmould; at first-floor level above the pedestrian entry a single-light arched window, formerly cinquefoiled, with a rectangular, eared hoodmould, which lit former chamber for the gatekeeper; set into the upper part of the wall face three coats of arms carved in relief: the shield to the right of the window with the arms of the prior, Henry Dene, the shield to the left with the arms of the Bohuns, patrons of the priory from 1175 to 1373, and the shield immediately above, now defaced, with the arms of France and England quarterly for King Henry VII.







Listing NGR: SO8229718025

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National Grid Reference: SO 82297 18025

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