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Description: Part of the City, Palace and Castle Wall Running East from Priory Gate to Angle Near to Hall Above M
Date Listed: 24 March 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 144485
OS Grid Reference: SU4858529256
OS Grid Coordinates: 448585, 129256
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0606, -1.3081
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
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
This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.
Source: English Heritage
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