Description: City Wall to North of Swanswell Gate
Date Listed: 5 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 218490
OS Grid Reference: SP3356279360
OS Grid Coordinates: 433562, 279360
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4112, -1.5080
5105 HALES STREET
City Wall to North of
SP 3379 SE 2/5
SP 3379 SE 2/219 5.2.55.
Scheduled Ancient Monument.
Circa 1395. The better of 2 surviving city gates, of which there were 12. Sandstone.
Embattlements. The passage way is blocked with the gatehouse converted into a
dwelling. Original pointed arch with inset late C16 doorway with square chamfered
band. 2 restored C16 2-light mullions, ditto with trefoil heads on obverse side.
Gargoyle. Substantial remains of late C14 city wall abut, and the whole is set
in modern pleasure ground as Lady Herbert's Garden.
Forms a group with the City Gate, Cook Street.
Listing NGR: SP3356279360
Source: English Heritage
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