Gate Piers and Gates to Amesbury Abbey, with Flanking Walls

Gate piers and gates. Piers mid-later C18. Chilmark ashlar and wrought iron gates.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
436050
Names
Gate Piers and Gates to Amesbury Abbey, with Flanking Walls
Coordinates
51.1714100° N, 1.7842830° W
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Listed on
Grade II* listed building
listed building (England)

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Timeline

10 Oct 1988

Gate Piers and Gates to Amesbury Abbey, with Flanking Walls designated a Grade II* listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

Gate Piers and Gates to Amesbury Abbey, with Flanking Walls is listed on the National Heritage List for England with the following data. Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing. Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.

List Entry ID
1131088
Grade
II*
Name
GATE PIERS AND GATES TO AMESBURY ABBEY, WITH FLANKING WALLS
Location
GATE PIERS AND GATES TO AMESBURY ABBEY, WITH FLANKING WALLS, CHURCH STREET
Parish
Amesbury
District
Wiltshire
Grid Reference
SU 15177 41374

AMESBURY CHURCH STREET SU 1541 (north side) 11/11 Gate piers and gates to Amesbury Abbey, with flanking wall

II* Gate piers and gates. Piers mid-later C18. Chilmark ashlar and wrought iron gates. Each pier consists of two Tuscan half columns to front flanking a round headed niche. Blank raised panel over. Entablature and triangular pediment. Rear similar but Tuscan pilasters flanking arched recess. Gates, probably C20, with ornamented lock band and dog rails. To right of right pier, a flint and stone chequer wall with tiled coping, approximately 2m high and 8m long, returning as lower boundary wall to graveyard by some 50m to meet nave of church. Lean-to store with fragments of medieval carving, and a pedestrian opening at the church end.

Listing NGR: SU1517741374

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Bibliography

  1. “GATE PIERS AND GATES TO AMESBURY ABBEY, WITH FLANKING WALLS.” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1131088>