Description: Bishop's Gate
Date Listed: 5 June 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 228912
OS Grid Reference: TG2349809057
OS Grid Coordinates: 623498, 309057
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6332, 1.3014
There is also a scheduled monument, Bishop's Palace Gate, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
TG 2309 SW, TG 2309 SE THE CLOSE
5.6.72 Bishop's Gate (formerly listed
under St.Martin-at-Palace Plain)
Gateway and Porter's Lodge. Circa 1436. Flint and Stone.
2 storeys. Large 2-centre moulded arch with shield spandrels and smaller
2-centre pedestrian arch to right. End buttresses. Central statue niche
above arches with single flanking lights having cusped round heads, Remade
crenellated parapet. Both doors with good tracery. Vaulted inside. 2-storey
Porter's Lodge to west of gate with 2-light arched casements having flat
head and dripstone. Brick built pointed barrel-vault undercroft with stone
doorway. Scheduled as an Ancient Monument.
Listing NGR: TG2349809057
Source: English Heritage
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