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Latitude: 52.5724 / 52°34'20"N
Longitude: -0.2418 / 0°14'30"W
OS Eastings: 519251
OS Northings: 298632
OS Grid: TL192986
Mapcode National: GBR HZP.RPK
Mapcode Global: WHHNK.8L3R
Entry Name: King's Lodging (Including Abbot's Prison)
Listing Date: 7 February 1952
Last Amended: 7 May 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1161737
English Heritage Legacy ID: 49676
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
(including Abbot's Prison)
(Formerly listed as Abbot's Gate
& ranges to East & West.
TL 1998 NW 1/380 7.2.52.
Originally Cl2, later alterations. Cathedral Square elevation of 2 storeys
and basement in ashlar with a crenellated parapet. External chimney stack.
Large transom and mullion window on ground floor. Round arched doorway down
steps and round arched window. Galilee Court elevation in stone with Welsh
slate roof. Left hand section of front elevation rebuilt in C19. Plinth.
1 C19 window and 2 windows divided by a buttress. Interior:- A late Cl2
room with short oiroula+ piers and slightly cF;amferod arches ant ribs is
now used as a bookshop, being below ground level. To the West, but on ground
level is a room with a C13 vault and beyond this a late Cl2 room of 2 bays,
partly rebuilt. A small room near the Great Gate with a blocked C12 window
is known as the Condemned cell. Through the jambs of the window runs fine
bar-hole of the gate.
VCH, Vol II.
Nos 24 to 26 (consec), Bishop's Gate, and King's Lodging form a group,
also King's Lodging forms a group with No 3 Bridge Street & No 41 Causeway.
Listing NGR: TL1925198632
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