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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1064407
English Heritage Legacy ID: 198236
Location: Barking and Dagenham, London, IG11
County: Barking and Dagenham
Electoral Ward/Division: Abbey
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
Fire Bell Gate,
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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