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Description: Cloisters Including West Wall of Former Chapter House (?) at the Great Hospital
Date Listed: 26 February 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 228810
OS Grid Reference: TG2373309041
OS Grid Coordinates: 623733, 309041
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6330, 1.3048
TG 2309 SE BISHOPGATE
Including west wall of
former Chapter House (?)
at The Great Hospital.
(Formerly listed as The Cloisters
at the Great Hospital)
Cloisters. Circa 1450. Flint and brick rubble with ashlar dressings;
lead roof. Quadrangle adjoining the Church of St. Helen (q.v. 12/71)
refectory (q.v.12/73) and former Master's House (q.v.12/74). On the
east side, the west wall of the former Chapter House (?) adjoins a
C20 single-storey range (not of special architectural interest).
Lean-to roof on an arcade of four 3-light flat-headed windows each
side, linked by a continuous hood mould. Stone benches. Blocked
door at north-east corner; C15 moulded arch on east side blocked in
brick, with devices of Prior Molet (1453 - 71) and Bishop Lyhart (1446-70)
in spandrels, another door to right and a C20 opening at the south-east
corner. Cloister roof has roll - moulded wall plate, spine beam and
principal rafters. Scheduled as an Ancient Monument.
Listing NGR: TG2373309041
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Source: English Heritage
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