FIRE BELL GATE, BARKING ABBEY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1064407

Date first listed: 28-May-1954

Statutory Address: FIRE BELL GATE, BARKING ABBEY, BROADWAY

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: FIRE BELL GATE, BARKING ABBEY, BROADWAY

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Greater London Authority

District: Barking and Dagenham (London Borough)

National Grid Reference: TQ 44096 83947

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History

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Details

BROADWAY 1. Barking 5003 Fire Bell Gate, Barking Abbey TQ 48 SW 5/2 28.5.54

II* GV

2. Late C15-early C16. Two storey gateway. Coursed rubble and stone dressings. Crenellated parapet with embattled octagonal stair turret to north-west corner. Inner and outer archways with moulded jambs, 4-centred arches and labels. Angle buttresses to gateway. Ogee shaped niche above each archway. Early C19 iron gates. Upper floor formed Chapel of the Holy Rood with cinquefoiled lights in a 4-centred head to east and west walls. Fine early mediaeval stone roof. Below and to the north of the east window is late C12 Rood in stone with figures of Virgin and St John. The upper storey has been largely rebuilt in the late C19.

Listing NGR: TQ4409583947

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 198236

Legacy System: LBS

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