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Bailey Gate

A Grade I Listed Building in Castle Acre, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.7035 / 52°42'12"N

Longitude: 0.6883 / 0°41'17"E

OS Eastings: 581731

OS Northings: 315150

OS Grid: TF817151

Mapcode National: GBR Q7C.DVX

Mapcode Global: WHKQP.J9ZR

Entry Name: Bailey Gate

Listing Date: 13 April 1987

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077681

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221868

Location: Castle Acre, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE32

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Civil Parish: Castle Acre

Built-Up Area: Castle Acre

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Castle Acre St James

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TF 8115
11/1 Bailey Gate

G.V. I

Bailey Gate. C13. Rubble flint, stone dressings. Rectangular on plan with
inner and outer arches, 2 round towers to north. North arch of unmoulded stone
blocks, jambs dying into wall. Interior rere,arch. South side has 2 unmoulded
stone block arches with interior rere'arch, supported by quoined piers.
Grooves for portcullis, hinges of later, no longer extant doors. Forms north
gate of C13 west extension of fortifications of Castle Acre Castle (q.v.).
Scheduled Ancient-Monument County Number 140.

Listing NGR: TF8173115150

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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