Description: St Ethelbert's Gate
Date Listed: 26 February 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 228922
OS Grid Reference: TG2340008762
OS Grid Coordinates: 623400, 308762
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6306, 1.2997
There is also a scheduled monument, St Ethelbert 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 2308 NW THE CLOSE
26.2.54 St. Ethelbert's Gate
Gateway with former Chapel above, now used as classroom. Circa 1316,
with early C19 restorations by W. Wilkins and C20.
Flint and ashlar. 2 storeys. Small door on left-side to clockwise
spiral stair. 2-centre moulded arch on attached columns with C20
George and Dragon spandrels. Blind niches to the left and right of
the arch with foliated triangular over-arches. Quatrefoil first
floor string-band. Restored statue and window niches at first floor
with foliated pointed over-arches. Decorated cornice. Parapet with
circular flushwork and central pediment. 2 bays of Lierne-vaulting
inside springing from tripartite shafts. Scheduled as an Ancient
Listing NGR: TG2340008762
Source: English Heritage
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