Gatehouses

Structures at, near, or over entrance gateways, usually containing a gatekeeper's dwelling. For subordinate buildings on the grounds of estates or parks used as the dwellings of employees, such as gatekeepers, but not located at entranceways, prefer "lodges (caretakers' houses).".

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gatehouses American English
gatehouse American English
entrance lodges American English
gatekeepers' houses American English
gatekeeper's houses American English
gate lodges American English
houses, gatekeeper's American English
houses, gatekeepers' American English
lodges American English
lodges, entrance American English
lodges, gate American English
gate houses British English
houses, gate British English
poortgebouwen Dutch
poortgebouw Dutch
torres de entrada Spanish
torre de entrada Spanish

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Structures at, near, or over entrance gateways, usually containing a gatekeeper's dwelling. For subordinate buildings on the grounds of estates or parks used as the dwellings of employees, such as gatekeepers, but not located at entranceways, prefer "lodges (caretakers' houses)."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300005621. The J. Paul Getty Trust.