PART OF THE CITY, PALACE AND CASTLE WALL RUNNING EAST FROM PRIORY GATE TO ANGLE NEAR TO HALL ABOVE MAGDALEN HOSPITAL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1095505
Date first listed:
24-Mar-1950
Statutory Address:
PART OF THE CITY, PALACE AND CASTLE WALL RUNNING EAST FROM PRIORY GATE TO ANGLE NEAR TO HALL ABOVE MAGDALEN HOSPITAL

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Location

Statutory Address:
PART OF THE CITY, PALACE AND CASTLE WALL RUNNING EAST FROM PRIORY GATE TO ANGLE NEAR TO HALL ABOVE MAGDALEN HOSPITAL

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

County:
Hampshire
District:
Winchester (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 48585 29256

Details

1. 1833 CITY WALL Part of the City, Palace and Castle Wall running East from Priory Gate to angle near Wharf Mill and North to Hall above Magdalen Hospital

SU 4829 SW 6/1 24.3.50. SU 4829 SE 7/1 SU 4828 NW 8/1 SU 4828 NE 9/1

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2. The walls are now very fragmentery but traceable throughout their length. Dating from C13 they were repaired in 1376 and in C15. Limestone rubble. The best stretch, to full height complete with battlements, is the south-east corner. On part of their course the walls are shared by the City, Wolvesey Palace, the Cathedral Close and Wolvesey Castle. Two gates remain, Westgate (See High Street) and Kingsgate (St Swithun Street): both are Scheduled Ancient Monuments. (See also the CLOSE BOUNDARY WALLS).

Listing NGR: SU4801629857

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
144485
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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Date: 14 Jul 2005
Reference: IOE01/14513/09
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