- A lodge at the entrance to the driveway of an estate.
- A fortified structure built over the gateway to a city or castle.
- A building that houses the controls of a dam or canal lock.
- One of the daughters, Anne Bellamy, was arrested and imprisoned in the gatehouse of Holborn.
- It consists of an outer court entered through a gatehouse, the church and chapter-house, with other buildings lying on the north side, partly surrounded by monastic dwellinghouses.
- By the Cuckmere river; it is altered into a dwelling house, but retains a gatehouse, crypt and other portions of Early English date.
- In the vicinity, Monk Bretton Priory, a Cluniac foundation of 1157, retains a Perpendicular gatehouse, some Decorated domestic remains, and fragments of the church.
- On the high ground to the west lie ruins of the Cistercian abbey of Merevale, founded in 1149; they include the gatehouse chapel, part of the refectory and other remains exhibiting beautiful details of the 14th century.