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Latitude: 51.3884 / 51°23'18"N
Longitude: 0.5023 / 0°30'8"E
OS Eastings: 574204
OS Northings: 168450
OS Grid: TQ742684
Mapcode National: GBR PPN.V4K
Mapcode Global: VHJLT.NCDJ
Entry Name: Priors Gate
Listing Date: 24 October 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1086428
English Heritage Legacy ID: 173134
Location: Medway, ME1
Electoral Ward/Division: Rochester West
Built-Up Area: Rochester
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: Rochester St Peter Parish Centre
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
ROCHESTER THE PRECINCT
TQ 7468 SW
9/201 Priors Gate
S gate into the cathedral and priory precincts. Probably 1344
when this stretch of wall was built. Random rubble ragstone.
2 storeys with NW stair turret; parapet with moulded string
course, much eroded. Arches of 2 orders, the lower order 4-
centred, the upper (with hood mould) segmental, the jambs
chamfered with pyramid stops. Vault, the ribs with chamfer and
roll moulding; eroded corbels. Original cusped lancet to S;
renewed 2-light Decorated window to N. Doorway to turret which
rises well above gateway parapet.
Listing NGR: TQ7420468450
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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