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© Mr Clive Read LRPS

IoE Number: 292121
Location: PART OF BATTLE ABBEY, HIGH STREET (south west side)
  BATTLE, ROTHER, EAST SUSSEX
Photographer: Mr Clive Read LRPS
Date Photographed: 07 June 2004
Date listed: 03 August 1961
Date of last amendment: 13 May 1987
Grade I

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TQ 7415-7515BATTLEHIGH STREET(south west side)41/1AThe Gatehouse, BattleAbbey

TQ 7415-7515 BATTLE HIGH STREET (south west side) 41/1A The Gatehouse, Battle Abbey 3.8.61 (formerly listed as part of Battle Abbey) GV I Built in 1338 by Abbot Alan of Ketling. Stone. Pointed carriage archway and similar pedestrian archway with two storeys over. Ornamental arcading on first floor. Castellated parapet. Four octagonal turrets at the angles. The portion to the west of it forming the porters lodge is C12 and of two storeys. The portion to the east of the gateway was added in the C16 probably by Sir Anthony Browne on the site of the Almonry of the Abbey and was used as the court room of the manor of Battle till the C18. Two storeys. Four windows. Two round-headed arches. At the north east corner is an arched buttress and an octagonal - turret behind it. Part of the Scheduled Ancient Monument.

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