The History of The Old Gatehouse Bexwell
Located at Bexwell, near Downham Market,The Old Gatehouse is designated as a Scheduled Ancient Monument and a Grade-II Listed Building. It has been interpreted as the surviving 15th Century gatehouse of Bexwell Hall. It is due to the building’s broad historic and architectural significance, that it has been listed as such. It is constructed of a combination of rubble, ashlar and brick, its most striking features are its medieval windows, which date back to 15th Century, and a porch flanked by two polygonal turrets. The building has evolved over the centuries and during these periods, it is obvious that some of the building material may have been used elsewhere. The quality & quantity of ashlar used has led to the suggestion that the Old Gatehouse was constructed from ecclesiastical spolia. The beautifully restored interior and landscaped exterior of this Old Gatehouse, makes this stunning ancient building the perfect place for weddings and receptions.
Weddings at The Old Gatehouse Bexwell
Whatever theme you have in mind for your wedding, we will try to accommodate for it at The Old Gatehouse. The Old Gatehouse is a unique ancient building which will provide you with an amazing place and wonderful venue for your wedding. The interior has been beautifully restored and the landscaped exterior will provide an excellent backdrop for any reception. The venue has a license for Civil Ceremonies to be held so The Old Gatehouse is available for the entire day of your wedding.
Facilities at The Old Gatehouse Bexwell
Equipped to seat 80 guests
All tables and chairs provided
Modern kitchen and toilet facilities
Available for the entire day of your wedding
Civil Ceremony License
Large Car Park
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Available to hire all year round. The beautifully restored interior and landscaped exterior of this Old Gatehouse, makes this stunning ancient building the perfect place for weddings and receptions.