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St Wilfrid's Gateway The Priory Gatehouse, Hexham

Description: St Wilfrid's Gateway The Priory Gatehouse

Grade: I
Date Listed: 2 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 239066

OS Grid Reference: NY9350264200
OS Grid Coordinates: 393502, 564200
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9724, -2.1030

Location: Cowgarth, Hexham, Northumberland NE46 9SJ

Locality: Hexham
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE46 9SJ

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Listing Text

5334 The Priory gatehouse
(St Wilfrid's Gateway)
(Formerly listed under
Market Street)
NY 9364 1/9 2.10.51.


Circa 1160. Former 2 storey ashlar gatehouse now a 3 bay arched gateway.
Upper storey and vaults destroyed in early C19 for picturesque effect. Wall
ribs and corbels remain. Round arches spanning road, gateway to west. Piers
to 1st bay from north. Scheduled as an AM.

The Priory Gatehouse together with No 3 Church Row and Nos 2 to 6 (even) Market Street
reverse front of Church Row form a group, of which Nos 2 and 8 to 16 (even) Market
Street are of local interest.

Listing NGR: NY9350464198

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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