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CITY WALL TO NORTH OF SWANSWELL GATE SWANSWELL 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 WALL TO NORTH OF SWANSWELL GATE SWANSWELL GATE

List entry Number: 1076649

Location

CITY WALL TO NORTH OF SWANSWELL GATE, HALES STREET
SWANSWELL GATE, HALES 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: 218490

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 5105 HALES STREET ------------ Swanswell Gate. City Wall to North of Swanswell Gate. SP 3379 SE 2/5 SP 3379 SE 2/219 5.2.55.

GV

2. Scheduled Ancient Monument. Circa 1395. The better of 2 surviving city gates, of which there were 12. Sandstone. Embattlements. The passage way is blocked with the gatehouse converted into a dwelling. Original pointed arch with inset late C16 doorway with square chamfered band. 2 restored C16 2-light mullions, ditto with trefoil heads on obverse side. Gargoyle. Substantial remains of late C14 city wall abut, and the whole is set in modern pleasure ground as Lady Herbert's Garden.

Forms a group with the City Gate, Cook Street.



Listing NGR: SP3356279360

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National Grid Reference: SP 33562 79360

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