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A substantial structure supporting or surrounding a gate. May be ornate or monumental, and have associated structures such as lodges, tollbooths, guard houses etc..

Related Terms

Term Note
GATE A moveable structure used to allow or prevent passage through an opening, usually in a wall, fence or other barrier.
GATE LODGE A building located at the gateway or entrance to an estate, park or other enclosed area of land.
GATE PIER A pier of brick, masonry etc. from which a gate is suspended by its hinges.
GATE POST An upright wooden post from which a gate is suspended by its hinges. For brick or masonry structures use GATE PIER.
OUTWORKS A series of defensive features, such as walls, banks and ditches, which protect a building or settlement.

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