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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.


List entry Number: 1161737



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


District: City of Peterborough

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 07-Feb-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 07-May-1973

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 49676

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1. PETERBOROUGH 1500 PRECINCTS King's Lodging (including Abbot's Prison) (Formerly listed as Abbot's Gate & ranges to East & West. TL 1998 NW 1/380 7.2.52. I GV 2. Originally Cl2, later alterations. Cathedral Square elevation of 2 storeys and basement in ashlar with a crenellated parapet. External chimney stack. Large transom and mullion window on ground floor. Round arched doorway down steps and round arched window. Galilee Court elevation in stone with Welsh slate roof. Left hand section of front elevation rebuilt in C19. Plinth. 1 C19 window and 2 windows divided by a buttress. Interior:- A late Cl2 room with short oiroula+ piers and slightly cF;amferod arches ant ribs is now used as a bookshop, being below ground level. To the West, but on ground level is a room with a C13 vault and beyond this a late Cl2 room of 2 bays, partly rebuilt. A small room near the Great Gate with a blocked C12 window is known as the Condemned cell. Through the jambs of the window runs fine bar-hole of the gate. VCH, Vol II. Nos 24 to 26 (consec), Bishop's Gate, and King's Lodging form a group, also King's Lodging forms a group with No 3 Bridge Street & No 41 Causeway.

Listing NGR: TL1925198632

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TL 19251 98632


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