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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 GATE GREAT GATE (OUTER GATE,MARSH FOREGATE)

List entry Number: 1161429

Location

GREAT GATE (OUTER GATE,MARSH FOREGATE), PRECINCTS
GREAT GATE, CATHEDRAL SQUARE

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-Feb-1952

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 49633

Asset Groupings

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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

PETERBOROUGH 1. 1500 PRECINCTS Great Gate (Outer Gate, Marsh Foregate) TL 1998 NW 1/7 7.2.52 I GV 2. Erected by Abbot Benedict circa 1174-94, altered 1302-7. Chamber above origionally a Chapel to St Niicholas. Norman work in the archway with roll moulding to arch and columns with scalloped capitals, blank wall arcading above the doorYRLys to North and South and the rib vaulting. Upper part of doorway is Cl4 with blank arcade of 5 lights containing 2 windows with cusped heads. Crenellated parapet and 2 flanking turrets. (VCH Northants Vol II p455). The Great Gate, Chapel of St Thomas, Archway to Dean's Court & Nos 1 to 19. (consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: TL1925198640

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ryland, W, Adkins, D, Sejeantson, R, The Victoria History of the County of Northampton, (1906), 455

National Grid Reference: TL 19251 98640

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