Abbot's Gate And Ranges To East And West / Bishops Gate

Date:
10 Aug 2002
Location:
Abbot's Gate And Ranges To East And West, Precincts, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1XS
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Bishops Gate, Precincts, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1XS
Reference:
IOE01/07526/15
Type:
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

1. PETERBOROUGH 1500 PRECINCTS Bishop's Gate (Formerly listed as Abbot's Gate & ranges to East and West) TL 1998 NW 1/376 7.2.52. II GV 2.

Mainly built circa 1220 by Robert of Lindsay. Square turrets project at quoins, having crenellated parapets. 3 storey height. Each of the 2 turrets has a trefoil headed niche containing a statue of an abbot and prior, one of which may represent Godfrey of Crowland. Centre is gabled, containing a statue of King Edward, seated, above windows of 4 and 8 lights, strings between storeys. Centre archway has 4 orders of colonnettes with moulded capitals. Inside tyre archway, the main chamber has blank arcading and quadripartite vaulting. The room above the entrance, known as the Knights' Chamber, was formerly decorated with pictures of the knights who met there. The windows have been altered in Jacobean style.

Nos 24 to 28 (consec), Bishop's Gate, and King's Lodging form a group.

Listing NGR: TL1929298626

Content

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

Rights

Copyright IoE Ms Susanne Myall. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Myall, Susanne

Rights Holder: Myall, Susanne

Keywords

Medieval Gate, Unassigned, Statue, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Sculpture, Garden Ornament, Street Furniture