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GATE POST

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An upright wooden post from which a gate is suspended by its hinges. For brick or masonry structures use GATE PIER.

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Term Note
GATE A moveable structure used to allow or prevent passage through an opening, usually in a wall, fence or other barrier.
GATE PIER A pier of brick, masonry etc. from which a gate is suspended by its hinges.
GATEWAY A substantial structure supporting or surrounding a gate. May be ornate or monumental, and have associated structures such as lodges, tollbooths, guard houses etc..

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