Seishomon 清所門
KEY WORD : architecture / gates
A type of *yakuimon 薬医門. A 1-bay, single entrance gate with side gates *kugurimon 潜門, and a gable roof *kirizuma yane 切妻屋根, with tile roofing *hongawarabuki 本瓦葺, that dates from the Edo period (1615-1868). The Seishomon is located on the west side of the outer hard-packed earthen fence, dairisotobei 内裏外塀, surrounding the Kyoto Imperial Palace, Kyoto Gosho 京都御所 Dairi 内裏. It is north of the *Gishuumon 宜秋門 and is one of six gates in the outer earthen fence.
Kyoto Gosho Seishomon 京都御所清所門 (Kyoto)
Kyoto Gosho Seishomon 京都御所清所門 (Kyoto)

 *Kenreimon 建礼門

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