Gatehouse Croy

East of the castle is a brick gate with an octagonal stair tower dating from around 1500. The building, erected on a rectangular base, has one and a half storeys under a gable roof covered with red Old Dutch tiles; the two-storey tower has a slate-covered spire. On the roof are two brick corner chimneys and a small bell tower under a slate roof with winding springs; guttering on bobbins. The gateway has a basket arch on the front (street) side and a pointed arch at the back. On either side of the passage there is a monastery window, and on the first floor there are small windows with shutters. Upper section of the tower with pointed arch-shaped saving fields. Cobblestone pavement.

Gatehouse of general importance:

- because of its age;

- because of …

East of the castle is a brick gate with an octagonal stair tower dating from around 1500. The building, erected on a rectangular base, has one and a half storeys under a gable roof covered with red Old Dutch tiles; the two-storey tower has a slate-covered spire. On the roof are two brick corner chimneys and a small bell tower under a slate roof with winding springs; guttering on bobbins. The gateway has a basket arch on the front (street) side and a pointed arch at the back. On either side of the passage there is a monastery window, and on the first floor there are small windows with shutters. Upper section of the tower with pointed arch-shaped saving fields. Cobblestone pavement.

Gatehouse of general importance:

- because of its age;

- because of the well-preserved unit of a medieval castle with outer bailey and gatehouse;

- because of its ensemble value;

- because of the functional-spatial coherence with the other parts of the country estate.

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Address:
Croylaan 14
5735PC Aarle-Rixtel
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