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

Lincoln (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SK 97677 71803



SK9771NE EXCHEQUERGATE 1941-1/9/254 (West side) 08/10/53 Exchequergate (Formerly Listed as: MINSTER YARD Exchequergate)


West gatehouse to the Close wall. Mid C14. Restored C19. Ashlar with asphalt roof. Chamfered plinth, 2 string courses, coped parapet and gables with finials. 3 storeys, 5 bays. East front has a central moulded archway flanked by turrets with crenellated tops. Beyond, single smaller archways and single lancet windows. All these openings have hoodmoulds and mask stops. Above each of the 3 archways, a canopied niche. Beyond, on either side, a single lancet with hoodmould. Above again, a small central loop, and beyond, foiled single lancets. West side has a similar central arch flanked by 2-light pointed arched windows, and beyond, smaller arches, all with linked hoodmoulds. To the left, at a higher level, a smaller plain lancet. Above, a central canopied niche, flanked by single loops, and beyond, 2-light pointed arched windows. Above again, 5 smaller 2-light pointed arched windows. Under the archways, stone diagonal rib vaults with bosses and brick cells, chamfered doorways, and paired shouldered openings for shops, now blocked. INTERIOR not inspected. As well as serving as a gateway, this building formerly contained a number of rented shops. A western gateway was demolished between c1796 and c1816. (Buildings of England : Lincolnshire: Pevsner N: Lincolnshire: London: 1989-: 484; Jones S: The Survey of Ancient Houses in Lincoln: Lincoln: 1987-: 91-101).

Listing NGR: SK9767771803


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Pevsner, N, Harris, J, Antram, N, The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire, (1989), 91-101


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 May 2002
Reference: IOE01/17134/13
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