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Description: Priors Gate
Date Listed: 24 October 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 173134
OS Grid Reference: TQ7420468450
OS Grid Coordinates: 574204, 168450
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3884, 0.5023
ROCHESTER THE PRECINCT
TQ 7468 SW
9/201 Priors Gate
S gate into the cathedral and priory precincts. Probably 1344
when this stretch of wall was built. Random rubble ragstone.
2 storeys with NW stair turret; parapet with moulded string
course, much eroded. Arches of 2 orders, the lower order 4-
centred, the upper (with hood mould) segmental, the jambs
chamfered with pyramid stops. Vault, the ribs with chamfer and
roll moulding; eroded corbels. Original cusped lancet to S;
renewed 2-light Decorated window to N. Doorway to turret which
rises well above gateway parapet.
Listing NGR: TQ7420468450
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Source: English Heritage
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