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Latitude: 52.5724 / 52°34'20"N
Longitude: -0.2412 / 0°14'28"W
OS Eastings: 519292
OS Northings: 298626
OS Grid: TL192986
Mapcode National: GBR HZP.RTY
Mapcode Global: WHHNK.8LDS
Entry Name: Bishops Gate
Listing Date: 7 February 1952
Last Amended: 7 May 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1126939
English Heritage Legacy ID: 49673
Location: Peterborough, PE1
County: City of Peterborough
Unitary Authority Ward: Central
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire
(Formerly listed as
Abbot's Gate & ranges
to East and West)
TL 1998 NW 1/376 7.2.52.
Mainly built circa 1220 by Robert of Lindsay. Square turrets project at
quoins, having crenellated parapets. 3 storey height. Each of the 2 turrets
has a trefoil headed niche containing a statue of an abbot and prior, one
of which may represent Godfrey of Crowland. Centre is gabled, containing
a statue of King Edward, seated, above windows of 4 and 8 lights, strings
between storeys. Centre archway has 4 orders of colonnettes with moulded
capitals. Inside tyre archway, the main chamber has blank arcading and quadripartite
vaulting. The room above the entrance, known as the Knights' Chamber, was
formerly decorated with pictures of the knights who met there. The windows
have been altered in Jacobean style.
Nos 24 to 28 (consec), Bishop's Gate, and King's Lodging form a group.
Listing NGR: TL1929298626
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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