Bishop's Gate, Peterborough

Bishop's Gate, Peterborough
Photograph taken 10 August 2002 © Ms Susanne Myall. Source Historic England Archive ref: 49673

The Bishop's (or Abbot's) Gate is a Gatehouse. It was built in c1220 by Abbot Robert of Lindsay (1214-22). It is three storeys high with two crenellated turrets. Each has a niche containing a statue of an abbot and prior. In the centre is a statue of King Edward. The room above the entrance is known as the Knights' Chamber.

Location

Peterborough Peterborough

Period

Medieval (Middle Ages) (1066 - 1484)

Tags

gatehouse religion faith Medieval (1066 - 1484)