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North Gate

Hob Uid: 444824
Location :
Devon
Teignbridge
Buckfastleigh
Grid Ref : SX7404067440
Summary : The North Gate is one of the principal medieval survivals within the outer court of Buckfast Abbey. It would have comprised a gatehouse with an inner and outer arch in the precinct wall and is thought likely to have been the main entrance to the abbey. The southern inner archway survives almost intact and is considered to date from the 12th century, with many later alterations. It is a Listed Building Grade II and scheduled.
More information : (SX 74046744) North Gate (NR) (remains of) (NAT). (1)

North Gate, the arch of this still remains spanning the street.
The springing of vaults and old openings are visible in the
adjacent wall. (2)

The narrow roadway is spanned by an arch of Norman form, with
traces of a second arch in the wall of the west side of the
building immediately to the north. (3)

The North Gate is one of the principal medieval survivals within the outer court of Buckfast Abbey. It would have comprised a gatehouse with an inner and outer arch in the precinct wall and is thought likely to have been the main entrance to the abbey. The southern inner archway survives almost intact and is considered to date from the 12th century, with many later alterations. It is a Listed Building Grade II and scheduled. (4)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 25" 1887
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Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : DOE(HHR) Buckfast Devon 2 August 1946.
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Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 GWR 13-JUL-51
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Source Number : 4
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : 24-Nov-00
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : C12th onward
Monument End Date :
Monument Start Date : 1100
Monument Type : Gatehouse
Evidence : Extant Building

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 392221
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 29672
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 76 NW 16
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1266782
Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 76 NW 16
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1951-07-13
End Date : 1951-07-13