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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: 1331518



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: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 49669

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1. PETERBOROUGH 1500 PRECINCTS Bishop's Palace TL 1998 NW 1/10 7.2.52. I 2. Originally the Abbot's House. Present building mainly Victorian Gothic, but features of various dates survive. 2 mid Cl3 undercrofts survive. The larger is of 2 naves divided by circular piers with moulded capitals. Smaller room also has rib vaulting, the east window being an original slit lancet, Stepped butress. Solar wing at right anglo to the Hall wing with 2 late perpendicular oriel windows facing north, 1 with the rebus of Abbot Kirkton, the room being knovm as Heaven's Gate Chamber. Triple shaft on a corbel late C12, is a survival of the Monk's kitchen. VCH VOL II, Northants. NMR.

Listing NGR: TL1934398572

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TL 19343 98572


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