The Monastic Gatehouse and Other Types of Portal of Medieval Religious Houses
A gazetteer of all surviving monastic gatehouses in Britain, including fragmentary remains. Morant also discusses the architectural components of the gatehouse and investigates their position, structure and function.
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Functions and Types
Precinct Plan and Portal Location
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abbey gatehouse abbey gateway abbot’s accommodation arch archway Augustinian Augustinian priory gatehouse bays Benedictine Benedictine abbey gatehouse Blanchland Bridlington building Burnham Norton Bury St Edmunds buttresses Canterbury Christ Church Canterbury St Augustine's cathedral cemetery gate Christ Church Cistercian Cistercian abbey complete gatehouse constructed conventual church cross-wall decoration displays Dissolution entrance Evesham fifteenth century flanked flushwork four-centred fourteenth century friary front and rear front archway front fašade front wall gate-hall Gloucester ground-floor inner gatehouse instance Letheringham lierne vault located London Charterhouse main gatehouse Maxstoke medieval period Minster-in-Sheppey monastery n/a n/a n/a niches North Gate Norwich ornamentation outer gatehouse panelling passageway pedestrians Peterborough Polesworth porch porch-tower possesses post-Dissolution precinct wall Premonstratensian probably rear fašade roof semicircular side sixteenth St Albans St Andrews St Mary's St Osyth stone surviving Tavistock thirteenth century Thornton three storeys turrets twelfth-century two-storeyed upper storey vault watergate west range Whalley wing