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Great Gate great Gate (Outer Gate,marsh Foregate)

A Grade I Listed Building in Peterborough, City of Peterborough

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Latitude: 52.5725 / 52°34'21"N

Longitude: -0.2418 / 0°14'30"W

OS Eastings: 519251

OS Northings: 298640

OS Grid: TL192986

Mapcode National: GBR HZP.RPJ

Mapcode Global: WHHNK.8L3P

Entry Name: Great Gate great Gate (Outer Gate,marsh Foregate)

Listing Date: 7 February 1952

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161429

English Heritage Legacy ID: 49633

Location: Peterborough, PE1

County: City of Peterborough

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Peterborough

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Peterborough St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

Great Gate
(Outer Gate, Marsh Foregate)
TL 1998 NW 1/7 7.2.52
Erected by Abbot Benedict circa 1174-94, altered 1302-7. Chamber above
origionally a Chapel to St Niicholas. Norman work in the archway with roll
moulding to arch and columns with scalloped capitals, blank wall arcading
above the doorYRLys to North and South and the rib vaulting. Upper part
of doorway is Cl4 with blank arcade of 5 lights containing 2 windows with
cusped heads. Crenellated parapet and 2 flanking turrets.
(VCH Northants Vol II p455).
The Great Gate, Chapel of St Thomas, Archway to Dean's Court & Nos 1 to 19.
(consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: TL1925198640

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