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Archway 30 Yards East of the Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Colchester, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8905 / 51°53'25"N

Longitude: 0.9037 / 0°54'13"E

OS Eastings: 599910

OS Northings: 225317

OS Grid: TL999253

Mapcode National: GBR SN5.FB3

Mapcode Global: VHKFZ.MR42

Entry Name: Archway 30 Yards East of the Castle

Listing Date: 2 December 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1168256

English Heritage Legacy ID: 116868

Location: Colchester, Essex, CO1

County: Essex

District: Colchester

Town: Colchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Built-Up Area: Colchester

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Colchester St Botolph with Holy Trinity (LEP)

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

995 -----------
Archway 30 yds east
of the Castle
TL 9925 SE 5/318


A classical archway erected by Charles Grey 1747, the remains of a rotunda
or garden temple. It is built in a mixture of stone, stone and flint
rubble, some Roman tiles and modern brick. The keystone of the archway
about 5 ft 5 ins from the ground, is a heavy piece of weathered masonry.
The whole archway is about 10 ft high and is surmounted by a rough pediment.
The south-west face has been considerably restored and is slightly concave.
The north-east face is the front of the archway.

Listing NGR: TL9991025317

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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