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View of the Gateway from the College Green Bristol

View of the Gateway from the College Green Bristol

Medium: Watercolour

Date: 1780

Shelfmark: Ktop XXXVII

Item number: 39 h

Length: 36

Width: 27

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Topographical Drawing

South view of St Augustine's gateway at College Green. The late-Norman arch is decorated with diamond and zig-zag patterns, while the interior of the gateway is rib-vaulted. The columns are also heavy decorated in a style similar to the arch. The upper stories of the gatehouse were rebuilt around 1500 by Abbot Newland.

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