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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE HOTSPUR GATEWAY OR BONDGATE TOWER

List entry Number: 1041513

Location

THE HOTSPUR GATEWAY OR BONDGATE TOWER, BONDGATE WITHIN

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
NorthumberlandUnitary AuthorityAlnwick

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 20-Feb-1952

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 235619

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

BONDGATE WITHIN 1. 5330 (East End) The Hotspur Gateway or Bondgate Tower NU 1813 SE 1/18 20.2.52. GV 2. Built after 1434 (circa 1450) by the 2nd Earl of Northumberland. East gate in former town walls, polygonal on each side of arched thoroughfare on outside, straight front to west. Not crenellated. Rough ashlar. Three stages. Central segmental. archway with vaulted passage on 4 wide ribs. East face: remains of large corbels in centre, panel below with much faded lion rampant by a sculptor named Matthew, narrow lookouts. West face; slight set back above 2nd stage, a plain 2 light mullion window above the archway and a blocked cross window to left. There are portcullis slits to the outer arch. Scheduled A.M.

Listing NGR: NU1885613228

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National Grid Reference: NU 18855 13229

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