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HER Number:MDV81614
Name:Gate-piers and Gates West of Shute Barton


Pair of gate-piers and gates about 600 metres west of Shute Barton, situated at the end of a former drive to Shute House. Circa late 18th century, with 19th century gates.


Grid Reference:SY 247 975
Map Sheet:SY29NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishShute
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHUTE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref: 88307

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GATE PIER (XVIII to XIX - 1701 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

English Heritage, 2015, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV357602.

Pair of gate-piers and gates. Circa late C18 (Shute House (q.v.) was built in 1787-90 for Sir John Pole); with C19 gates. Limestone ashlar and knapped flint. The piers are square on plan with plinths, 5 small panels of knapped flint on each side; large moulded cornices and ball-topped finials. Flanking the gateway are short sections of Flemish bond brick walls ramped up to the piers. C19 wrought-iron gates with arrow-heads about the top rail and inter- secting braces below the mid rail. The gate-piers are situated at the end of a former drive to Shute House.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #108156 ]
SDV357602National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2015. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV11229Related to: Shute Barton, Formerly Shute House (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 26 2015 9:21AM