Gatehouse to Premonstratensian Abbey of St Agatha. Early C14. Sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings.

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436526
Listed Building ID
1131564 view listed building data
Article Title
Abbey Gatehouse
Coordinates
54.3976250° N, 1.7150590° W map · aerial
Grid Reference
NZ 18597 00276
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Listed Building Description

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EASBY EASBY NZ 10 SE

4/45 Abbey Gatehouse (formerly listed with 4.2.69 Easby Abbey Ruins)

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Gatehouse to Premonstratensian Abbey of St Agatha. Early C14. Sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings. 2 storeys, 3 internal bays. Outer gable end, facing north-east: pilaster buttresses at sides, with splayed chamfered plinths terminating in roll. Chamfered semicircular arch within double- chamfered pointed arch under label with head stops, rising from triple responds with Early English capitals with nailhead decoration. First-floor sill band continuous around corner buttresses. First-floor 2-light pointed window with Y tracery, with 2 side trefoils and a pointed quatrefoil at the top. 2 water-chutes drain the inserted roof at first-floor level. In gable, blocked 2-light window with flat stiff-leaf in the blind spandrel above. Coped gable. Inner gable end, facing south-west: buttresses and sill band as before; arched opening as before but without nailhead; first- floor 2-light pointed window with quatrefoil in tracery, and label with head stops... read more

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Place ID
436526
Title
Abbey Gatehouse, Easby, England
Date Added
October 8, 2013
Last Updated
May 10, 2022