BISHOPS GATE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1126939
Date first listed:
07-Feb-1952
Date of most recent amendment:
07-May-1973
Statutory Address:
BISHOPS GATE, PRECINCTS

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Location

Statutory Address:
BISHOPS GATE, PRECINCTS

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

District:
City of Peterborough (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TL 19292 98626

Details

1. PETERBOROUGH 1500 PRECINCTS Bishop's Gate (Formerly listed as Abbot's Gate & ranges to East and West) TL 1998 NW 1/376 7.2.52. II GV 2. Mainly built circa 1220 by Robert of Lindsay. Square turrets project at quoins, having crenellated parapets. 3 storey height. Each of the 2 turrets has a trefoil headed niche containing a statue of an abbot and prior, one of which may represent Godfrey of Crowland. Centre is gabled, containing a statue of King Edward, seated, above windows of 4 and 8 lights, strings between storeys. Centre archway has 4 orders of colonnettes with moulded capitals. Inside tyre archway, the main chamber has blank arcading and quadripartite vaulting. The room above the entrance, known as the Knights' Chamber, was formerly decorated with pictures of the knights who met there. The windows have been altered in Jacobean style. Nos 24 to 28 (consec), Bishop's Gate, and King's Lodging form a group.

Listing NGR: TL1929298626

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
49673
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: 10 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/07526/15
Rights: Copyright IoE Ms Susanne Myall. Source Historic England Archive
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