CITY GATE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1076640

Date first listed: 05-Feb-1955

Statutory Address: CITY GATE, COOK STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CITY GATE, COOK STREET

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

District: Coventry (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SP 33534 79449

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 5105 COOK STREET ----------- City Gate SP 3379 SE 2/15 5.2.55 - I GV

2. First quarter of C14, perhaps rebuilt 2nd half of C14. Work on the adjoining city walls began 1352 or 1355. Licence to crenellate was granted 1363, to complete the work 1385. Sandstone with 4 centred arch, side buttresses and C19 or modern embattlements. 1 double light stone mullioned window with trefoil cusped arches. Gargoyles. Only remaining functional gate in the city. Scheduled Ancient, Monument.

Forms a group with Swanswell Gate and City Wall to north of Swanswall Gate,Hales Street.]

Listing NGR: SP3353479449

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 218462

Legacy System: LBS

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