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Remains of Gatehouse of Cluniac Priory of St Mary and St Peter and St Paul

A Grade I Listed Building in Castle Acre, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.7017 / 52°42'6"N

Longitude: 0.6828 / 0°40'57"E

OS Eastings: 581364

OS Northings: 314940

OS Grid: TF813149

Mapcode National: GBR Q7B.RF9

Mapcode Global: WHKQP.GCC3

Entry Name: Remains of Gatehouse of Cluniac Priory of St Mary and St Peter and St Paul

Listing Date: 13 April 1987

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1171437

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221878

Location: Castle Acre, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE32

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Civil Parish: Castle Acre

Built-Up Area: Castle Acre

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Castle Acre St James

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TF 81 SW

8/10 Remains of Gatehouse
of Cluniac Priory
of St. Mary and St
Peter and St Paul


Gatehouse to north precinct of Cluniac Benedictine Priory of St. Mary
and SS Peter and Paul, founded 1090, dissolved 1537. c.1500. Knapped,
squared flint, clunch blocks, brick dress. Roofless. 2 storeys.
Perpendicular. North face has off-centre 4-centred arch carriage entrance,
brick rustication, jambs and soffit, drip mould, keyed brick arch above.
2 centred arched pedestrian gate, similar brick details. Royal arms of
England above. 2 outer brick dressed drip mould head rectangular
windows. Angle buttresses with set offs, brick dressings. First floor
string course, 4 panels with coats of arms. Sills and jambs only of 2
first floor windows. West face has one ground and one first floor brick
dressed rectangular window. South face has 2 arches, one ground and 2
first floor windows. Angle buttresses. Brick spiral staircase in
south-west corner, remains of flues. Scheduled Ancient Monument, County
Number 2. See F.J.E. Raby and P.K.B. Reynolds Castle Acre Priory (1952).
In care of HBMC.

Listing NGR: TF8136414940

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