Great Gate / Great Gate (Outer Gate,Marsh Foregate)

29 Jul 2002
Great Gate, Cathedral Square, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1XH
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Great Gate (Outer Gate,Marsh Foregate), Precincts, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1XH
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


1500 PRECINCTS Great Gate (Outer Gate, Marsh Foregate) TL 1998 NW 1/7 7.2.52 I GV 2. Erected by Abbot Benedict circa 1174-94, altered 1302-7. Chamber above origionally a Chapel to St Niicholas. Norman work in the archway with roll moulding to arch and columns with scalloped capitals, blank wall arcading above the doorYRLys to North and South and the rib vaulting. Upper part of doorway is Cl4 with blank arcade of 5 lights containing 2 windows with cusped heads. Crenellated parapet and 2 flanking turrets.

(VCH Northants Vol II p455).

The Great Gate, Chapel of St Thomas, Archway to Dean's Court & Nos 1 to 19.

(consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: TL1925198640


This is part of the Series: IOE\Myall_Susanne IOE Records for Myall, Susanne; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


Copyright IoE Ms Susanne Myall. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Myall, Susanne

Rights Holder: Myall, Susanne


Medieval Gate, Unassigned