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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: PART OF THE CITY, PALACE AND CASTLE WALL RUNNING EAST FROM PRIORY GATE TO ANGLE NEAR TO HALL ABOVE MAGDALEN HOSPITAL

List entry Number: 1095505

Location

PART OF THE CITY, PALACE AND CASTLE WALL RUNNING EAST FROM PRIORY GATE TO ANGLE NEAR TO HALL ABOVE MAGDALEN HOSPITAL

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

County District District Type Parish
HampshireWinchesterDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 24-Mar-1950

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 144485

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 1833 CITY WALL Part of the City, Palace and Castle Wall running East from Priory Gate to angle near Wharf Mill and North to Hall above Magdalen Hospital

SU 4829 SW 6/1 24.3.50. SU 4829 SE 7/1 SU 4828 NW 8/1 SU 4828 NE 9/1

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2. The walls are now very fragmentery but traceable throughout their length. Dating from C13 they were repaired in 1376 and in C15. Limestone rubble. The best stretch, to full height complete with battlements, is the south-east corner. On part of their course the walls are shared by the City, Wolvesey Palace, the Cathedral Close and Wolvesey Castle. Two gates remain, Westgate (See High Street) and Kingsgate (St Swithun Street): both are Scheduled Ancient Monuments. (See also the CLOSE BOUNDARY WALLS).

Listing NGR: SU4801629857

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National Grid Reference: SU 48585 29256

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