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Bailey Gate, Castle Acre

Description: Bailey Gate

Grade: I
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

Location: Bailey Street, Castle Acre, Norfolk PE32 2AG

Locality: Castle Acre
Local Authority: King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: PE32 2AG

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Listing Text

TF 8115
11/1 Bailey Gate

G.V. I

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

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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