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Priors Gate

A Grade I Listed Building in Rochester, Medway

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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

Plus Code: 9F329GQ2+8W

Entry Name: Priors Gate

Listing Date: 24 October 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086428

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173134

Location: Medway, ME1

County: Medway

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

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Listing Text

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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