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Latitude: 52.412 / 52°24'43"N
Longitude: -1.5084 / 1°30'30"W
OS Eastings: 433534
OS Northings: 279449
OS Grid: SP335794
Mapcode National: GBR HFL.MC
Mapcode Global: VHBWY.SMXT
Entry Name: City Gate
Listing Date: 5 February 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1076640
English Heritage Legacy ID: 218462
Location: Coventry, CV1
Electoral Ward/Division: St Michael's
Built-Up Area: Coventry
Traditional County: Warwickshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands
Church of England Parish: Coventry, St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Coventry
5105 COOK STREET
SP 3379 SE 2/15 5.2.55
First quarter of C14, perhaps rebuilt 2nd half of C14. Work on the adjoining city
walls began 1352 or 1355. Licence to crenellate was granted 1363, to complete
the work 1385. Sandstone with 4 centred arch, side buttresses and C19 or modern
embattlements. 1 double light stone mullioned window with trefoil cusped arches.
Gargoyles. Only remaining functional gate in the city.
Scheduled Ancient, Monument.
Forms a group with Swanswell Gate and City Wall to north of Swanswall Gate,Hales Street.]
Listing NGR: SP3353479449
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