Description: Bailey Gate
Date Listed: 13 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 221868
OS Grid Reference: TF8173115150
OS Grid Coordinates: 581731, 315150
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7035, 0.6883
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CASTLE ACRE BAILEY STREET
11/1 Bailey Gate
Bailey Gate. C13. Rubble flint, stone dressings. Rectangular on plan with
inner and outer arches, 2 round towers to north. North arch of unmoulded stone
blocks, jambs dying into wall. Interior rere,arch. South side has 2 unmoulded
stone block arches with interior rere'arch, supported by quoined piers.
Grooves for portcullis, hinges of later, no longer extant doors. Forms north
gate of C13 west extension of fortifications of Castle Acre Castle (q.v.).
Scheduled Ancient-Monument County Number 140.
Listing NGR: TF8173115150
Source: English Heritage
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