Description: North Gate
Date Listed: 28 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 319024
OS Grid Reference: SU1427329754
OS Grid Coordinates: 414273, 129754
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0669, -1.7977
SlJ 1429 NW 3/23 28.2.52.
C14 and Cl5. Perpendicular. 2 storey. Coursed stone. South front - large
moulded 3 centred arch over roadway. 2 2-light stone mullioned casements
with pointed arched lights on 1st floor flanking central niche with small
side buttresses and carved canopy.
Modern statue of King Edward VII in niche. The wall is crowned with moulded
battlemented cresting, enriched with cusped panel ornament on a moulded string,
and with shields in upper parts of battlements. The North front - much more
elaborate with similar archway framed in rectangular drip mould with enriched
spandrels and band of raised circles over, enriched with quatre foil panel
treatment. 2 similar 1st floor windows flanking large central Coat of Arms.
Miniature crenellation to C17 panelled oak gates. Port cullis removed.
All the listed buildings in the Close form an outstanding group.
Listing NGR: SU1427029754
Source: English Heritage
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