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Postern Gate and Walls, Northampton

Description: Postern Gate and Walls

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 October 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 232282

OS Grid Reference: SP7484860414
OS Grid Coordinates: 474848, 260414
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2368, -0.9054

Location: Black Lion Hill, Northampton NN1 1SW

Locality: Northampton
Local Authority: Northampton Borough Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN1 1SW

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Listing Text

The following buildings shall be added:-

SP 76 SW
5/10 Postern Gate and Walls


Walls and yateway. Medieval re-erected 1879. Ironstone. Double chamfered plinth.
wall with off-centre gateway. The gateway is flanked by buttresses with a triple
pointed arch, and a plank door with above a tall gable with ashlar coping and
moulded kneelers. To the left an 8 metre stretch of wall with double chamfered
coping, to the right a similar 10 metre wall with an iron gateway inserted.

Listing NGR: SP7484860414

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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