gatehouse definition

  • noun:
    • A lodge during the entrance into the driveway of an estate.
    • A fortified structure built within the portal to a city or palace.
    • A building that homes the settings of a dam or channel lock.
    • A lodge aside from the entry to an estate; the residence of a gatekeeper; also a dwelling formerly made use of as such a residence.
    • A fortified area within the entry to a castle or over the gate in a city wall surface
    • A shelter for a gatekeeper.
    • a residence linked or related to a gate.
    • a property at a gate.
    • a little household or lodge utilized by someone who attends the gate at a level crossing on a railroad.
    • a property erected over the gate of a reservoir for controlling the flow of liquid.
    • a home built at a gateway; often the gatekeeper's residence

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