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Fire Bell Gate, Barking Abbey

A Grade II* Listed Building in Abbey, London

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Latitude: 51.536 / 51°32'9"N

Longitude: 0.0762 / 0°4'34"E

OS Eastings: 544096

OS Northings: 183948

OS Grid: TQ440839

Mapcode National: GBR NF.ZWW

Mapcode Global: VHHNC.8NNB

Plus Code: 9F32G3PG+CF

Entry Name: Fire Bell Gate, Barking Abbey

Listing Date: 28 May 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064407

English Heritage Legacy ID: 198236

Location: Abbey, Barking and Dagenham, London, IG11

County: London

District: Barking and Dagenham

Electoral Ward/Division: Abbey

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Barking and Dagenham

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Barking

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Fire Bell Gate,
Barking Abbey
TQ 48 SW 5/2 28.5.54


Late C15-early C16. Two storey gateway. Coursed rubble and stone dressings.
Crenellated parapet with embattled octagonal stair turret to north-west corner.
Inner and outer archways with moulded jambs, 4-centred arches and labels.
Angle buttresses to gateway. Ogee shaped niche above each archway. Early
C19 iron gates.
Upper floor formed Chapel of the Holy Rood with cinquefoiled lights in a 4-centred head to east and west walls. Fine early mediaeval stone roof. Below and to the north of the east window is late C12 Rood in stone with figures of Virgin
and St John. The upper storey has been largely rebuilt in the late C19.

Listing NGR: TQ4409583947

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