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The Abbey Gate

A Grade I Listed Building in St Albans, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.751 / 51°45'3"N

Longitude: -0.3442 / 0°20'39"W

OS Eastings: 514395

OS Northings: 207106

OS Grid: TL143071

Mapcode National: GBR H89.3T4

Mapcode Global: VHFS7.Z8D1

Plus Code: 9C3XQM24+98

Entry Name: The Abbey Gate

Listing Date: 8 May 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103077

English Heritage Legacy ID: 163388

ID on this website: 101103077

Location: St Albans, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3

County: Hertfordshire

District: St. Albans

Electoral Ward/Division: Verulam

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: St Albans

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Abbey Parish of St Albans

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

Tagged with: Gatehouse

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1582 The Abey Gate

TL 1407 SW 8/96 8.5.50.


C14, 3-storey gatehouse of flint with freestone dressings, restored and
given its high pitched, tiled roof in C17. Roman bricks set at random
in walls. Archway of 2 storeys' height through centre is divided by
pier on north side and flanked by half-octagonal turrets on south side.
Battlemented parapet with brick coping in outer portions, renewed stone
coping in centre. 5 irregularly placed. One- and 2-light, leaded casement
windows with hoodmoulds, many renewed. Much repair work in brick on
north face. Inside, archway has lierne vault with octagon at centre.
1892 west extension in red brick and flint with tiled, pent roof.

The Abbey Gate and St Alban's School buildings form a group.

Listing NGR: TL1439507106

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