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Latitude: 51.2793 / 51°16'45"N
Longitude: 1.0812 / 1°4'52"E
OS Eastings: 614984
OS Northings: 157860
OS Grid: TR149578
Mapcode National: GBR TY2.Q57
Mapcode Global: VHLGM.P3FM
Entry Name: Christchurch Gateway
Listing Date: 3 December 1949
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1085119
English Heritage Legacy ID: 170460
Location: Canterbury, Kent, CT1
Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate
Built-Up Area: Canterbury
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
(North East Side)
TR 1457 NE 4/23 3.12.49.
The entrance to the Cathedral Precincts. Built in 1517 and restored by Caroe
in the 1930s. 3 storeys ragstone and artificial stone. A square building
with octagonal turrets Lierne-vaulted ground noon entered through a wide
4-centred arch and a foot arch. Rooms on 2 storeys above the vault. The
lower floor has bands of shields on quatrefoils, the upper floor has half-length
angels carrying shields. The heraldic shields commemorate Prince Asthur,
the eldest son of Henry VII who died in 1502. The wooden doors are C17.
Nos 23 to 37 (consec) and the Christchurch Gateway form a group.
Listing NGR: TR1498357860
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