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Diocesan House

A Grade I Listed Building in Peterborough, City of Peterborough

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Latitude: 52.5723 / 52°34'20"N

Longitude: -0.2407 / 0°14'26"W

OS Eastings: 519324

OS Northings: 298622

OS Grid: TL193986

Mapcode National: GBR HZP.RY8

Mapcode Global: WHHNK.8LMT

Entry Name: Diocesan House

Listing Date: 7 February 1952

Last Amended: 7 May 1973

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1126938

English Heritage Legacy ID: 49671

Location: Peterborough, PE1

County: City of Peterborough

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Peterborough

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

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Listing Text

1. PETERBOROUGH
1500
PRECINCTS
No 24 (Diocesan House)
(Formerly listed as
Abbot"s Gate & ranges
to East & West)
TL 1998 NW 1/374 7.2.52.
I
2.
Origins Cl14 largely altered in mid C19. Mainly rubble. Crenellated parapet
with crossed arrowslits. Moddillion cornice. External chimney to front.
2 windows arched heads with dripmould, 4-light transom and mullion, top
lights have cusped heals. Wand at cills. On ground floor, one window,
4-light stone mullion with flat dripmould With shield stops. Cl9 gabled
ashlar porch. Doorway with dripmould, double door. To left, a tower with
small irregular windows. Stepped buttress to side, and, on ground floor,
a large arched recess, the remains of a former dooway or window, with a
small later window with dripmould inserted. Rear elevation probably C16
origin.
Nos 24 to 28 (consec), Bishop's Gate, and King's Lodging form a group.


Listing NGR: TL1932498622

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