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

City of Peterborough (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TL 19368 98722


Ln the entries for: PETERBOROUGH TL 1998 NW PRECINCTS 1/13 Prior's Gate 7.2.52 (formerly the Deanery) GV II

TL 1998 NW PETERBOROUGH PRECINCTS 1/345 No 12 (Little Prior's Gate) GV II

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TL 1998 NW PETERBOROUGH MINSTER PRECINCTS 819- /1/13 Nos.12 and 12A 07/02/52 (Formerly listed as: Peterborough Precincts Prior's Gate) and (formerly listed as: Peterborough Precincts No 12 (Little Prior's Gate) GV II* House now 2 dwellings. C13 core, altered mid C17, with wing of c.1700, and with rebuilding and extensions of 1842 by W. J. Donthorne and again by E. Browning 1853 and 1870's. Coursed sqared stone and ashlar with stone dressings and stone slate and parapeted roofs with stone ridge and end stacks. Gothic style. Irregular plan based on medieval hall plan. 1 and 2 storeys and attics. Central single-storey section has tall 2-light window with projecting entrance porch to left. Projecting section to right has 2 2-light windows over second entrance doorway and loophole to left. Further to right the facing gable of the c.1700 wing (No.12A), modified mid C19, has 2-light window over 3-light oriel window. Projecting section to far left has 2-storey canted bay. Further ranges beyond. Right side facing cathedral has 3-window range of 2-light windows and 2-storey canted bay. Battlemented parapet. Rear has tall windows in central section and 2-storey sections to left and right. INTERIOR. Central 2-storey hall forms the majority of the C13 hall, remodelled C17 and mid C19. It has carved stone fireplace and staircase to gallery. c.1700 range (No.12A) has fine dogleg staircase with turned balusters and 2 fully panelled and 2 partly panelled rooms with raised and fielded panelling. To left of hall the dining room has late C8 raised and fielded panelling and the drawing room has side sections remaining of an elaborate mid C19 ceiling. The house was the Prior's House before the reformation and of this house the hall walling remains in part. Since at least the C17 it has been the Deanery.


PETERBOROUGH 1. 1500 PRECINCTS Prior's Gate (Formerly the Deanery) TL 1998 NW 1/137 7.2.52. II GV 2. Core dates from Cl3, largely rebuilt in Cl9. Irregular plan in stone. Stone slate roof. To left, 2 storeys. 2 3-light mullion windows. Centre has 2-storey canted bay window. Gabled. porch in angle to right. Mainly by W J Donthorne, 1842. Interior:- East wall of hall has former spiral staircase. Windows may reproduce the late Cl3 originals and reused rere arches. Deanery Gateway and Wall, Prior's Gate, No 12 & Stables & Wall to Prior's Gate form a group.


1. PETERBOROUGH 1500 PRECINCTS NO 12 (Little Prior's' Gate) TL1998 114 1/345 II GV 2. Adjoins Prior's Gate. C19 refronting of earlier core. Stone. Stone slate roof. Eastern elevation is of 2 storeys. Crenellated parapet has hexagonal end turrets. 2 windows of 2 lights and a 2-storey canted stone bay, panelled between storeys. 1 storey porch to right with plain stone cornice and dripmould with masks. Elevation with turret to Courtyard to West.

Deanery Gateway and Wall, Prior's Gate, No 12 & Stables & Wall to Prior's Gate form a group.

Listing NGR: TL1936898722


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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: 19 May 2004
Reference: IOE01/11694/29
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