GREAT GATE GREAT GATE (OUTER GATE,MARSH FOREGATE)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1161429
Date first listed:
07-Feb-1952
Statutory Address:
GREAT GATE (OUTER GATE,MARSH FOREGATE), PRECINCTS
Statutory Address:
GREAT GATE, CATHEDRAL SQUARE

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Location

Statutory Address:
GREAT GATE (OUTER GATE,MARSH FOREGATE), PRECINCTS
Statutory Address:
GREAT GATE, CATHEDRAL SQUARE

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 19251 98640

Details

PETERBOROUGH 1. 1500 PRECINCTS Great Gate (Outer Gate, Marsh Foregate) TL 1998 NW 1/7 7.2.52 I GV 2. Erected by Abbot Benedict circa 1174-94, altered 1302-7. Chamber above origionally a Chapel to St Niicholas. Norman work in the archway with roll moulding to arch and columns with scalloped capitals, blank wall arcading above the doorYRLys to North and South and the rib vaulting. Upper part of doorway is Cl4 with blank arcade of 5 lights containing 2 windows with cusped heads. Crenellated parapet and 2 flanking turrets. (VCH Northants Vol II p455). The Great Gate, Chapel of St Thomas, Archway to Dean's Court & Nos 1 to 19. (consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: TL1925198640

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
49633
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Ryland, W, Adkins, D, Sejeantson, R, The Victoria History of the County of Northampton, (1906), 455

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 29 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/07526/06
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