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CITY GATE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CITY GATE

List entry Number: 1076640

Location

CITY GATE, COOK STREET

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

County:

District: Coventry

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 05-Feb-1955

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 218462

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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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

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National Grid Reference: SP 33534 79449

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