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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: OUTER GATEHOUSE AND ATTACHED PRECINCT WALLS AND BARN 200 METRES NORTH OF PRIORY FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1365129

Location

OUTER GATEHOUSE AND ATTACHED PRECINCT WALLS AND BARN 200 METRES NORTH OF PRIORY FARMHOUSE, CHURCH ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
WarwickshireNorth WarwickshireDistrict AuthorityMaxstoke

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 08-Sep-1961

Date of most recent amendment: 23-Mar-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 309012

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History

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Details

MAXSTOKE CHURCH ROAD SP2386 (South side) 17/107 Outer gatehouse and attached 08/09/61 precinct walls and barn 200m N of Priory Farmhouse (Formerly listed as Remains of outer gatehouse and precinct wall) 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. 2 storeys. Outer wall has at first floor a window of 2-lights in 2-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. 3-centred carriageway arch of 2 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 3 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 3-centred double chamfered arch to carriageway and on the west, a 2-centred chamfered arch for pedestrians. Diagonal and ridge ribs to vaulting to 3 bays. Doorways have C19 plank doors but early C14 reset iron furniture. Founded l336 by William de Clinton, Earl of Huntingdon. Scheduled ancient monument. (VCH: Warwickshire, Vol IV; Buildings of England: Warwickshire: p350)

Listing NGR: SP2345286889

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Doubleday, AH and Page, W - Title: The Victoria History of the County of Warwick - Date: 1947 - Volume: 4
  2. Book  Reference - Author: Pevsner, N and Wedgwood, A - Title: The Buildings of England: Warwickshire - Date: 1966 - Page References: 350

National Grid Reference: SP 23452 86889

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