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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1077681
English Heritage Legacy ID: 221868
Location: Castle Acre, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE32
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
CASTLE ACRE BAILEY STREET
11/1 Bailey Gate
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
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