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Priors Gate, Rochester

Description: Priors Gate

Grade: I
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

Location: St Margaret's Street, Strood, Medway ME1 1SR

Locality: Rochester
County: Medway
Country: England
Postcode: ME1 1SR

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Listing Text

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

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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