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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: TOWN WALL AND SANDWELL GATE

List entry Number: 1250535

Location

TOWN WALL AND SANDWELL GATE, TOWN WALL

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

County District District Type Parish
HartlepoolUnitary AuthorityHeadland

National Park: 

Grade: I

Date first listed: 31-Mar-1949

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 432931

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History

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Details

HARTLEPOOL TOWN WALL NZ 5233 (south side), Headland 8/118 Town Wall and Sandwell Gate. 31.3.49 - I

Town fortifications/retaining wall, fronting onto Commissioners' Harbour; early C14. Roughly-dressed and coursed limestone and random rubble limestone. Between 4m and 6m high; between 2m and 3m thick; approximately 380m long, including Sandwell Gate. Battered buttresses to seaward side; rampart walk above road level on landward side, behind parapet. Incorporating late C14 pointed-arched gateway, Sandwell Gate, on seaward side: arch of 2 chamfered orders, flanked by cut-water-like buttresses continued up to full height of parapet above string course. Within the arch a segmental barrel vault with chamfered ribs. Shallow triangular arch to landward side. Scheduled Ancient Monument No. 24.

Listing NGR: NZ5246133698

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National Grid Reference: NZ 52461 33698

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