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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: GREAT CLOISTER

List entry Number: 1126937

Location

GREAT CLOISTER, PRECINCTS

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

County District District Type Parish
City of PeterboroughUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 07-May-1973

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 49667

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

PETERBOROUGH 1. 1500 PRECINCTS Great Cloister TL 1998 NW 1/372 I GV 2. 2 walls are of special interest. Early English, Decorated and Perpendicular architecture. West side was the east wall of the cellars. Now a solid piece of masonry. Remains of Perpendicular arcading with blocked doorways, keystones. 3 blocked round beaded doorways, 2 to the south end and one to the north end. Early C12, South one has no detail, but the 2nd has a plain round arched head with a label, square Jambs. The 3rd has no label, but has a plain round arch and recessed Jambs. The 3rd has blank arcading and 2 doorways. West doorway, round arched, with 4 arcades of colonettes and deep stiff leaf ornament, has tympanum with quatrefoil and 2 dragons. Frater door to right, moulded archway and clonettes. 5 of the arcades are from the monks' lavatory, rebuiit in the C14. Some of the arcades have elaborately carved heads, while those to the left contain double arcading. Garden Walls and Gates, Former Outbuilding, Wal to North & Mounting block all to and including Laurel Court, Hostry Passage & Little Dorter, Great Cloister & Well form a group.

Listing NGR: TL1938098590

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National Grid Reference: TL 19380 98590

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