CITY WALL TO NORTH OF SWANSWELL GATE SWANSWELL GATE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1076649

Date first listed: 05-Feb-1955

Statutory Address: CITY WALL TO NORTH OF SWANSWELL GATE, HALES STREET

Statutory Address: SWANSWELL GATE, HALES STREET

Map

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SWANSWELL GATE
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Location

Statutory Address: CITY WALL TO NORTH OF SWANSWELL GATE, HALES STREET

Statutory Address: SWANSWELL GATE, HALES STREET

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

District: Coventry (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SP 33562 79360

Summary

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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.

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 218490

Legacy System: LBS

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