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Latitude: 55.4126 / 55°24'45"N
Longitude: -1.7037 / 1°42'13"W
OS Eastings: 418855
OS Northings: 613229
OS Grid: NU188132
Mapcode National: GBR J5JV.YJ
Mapcode Global: WHC1K.S6WY
Entry Name: The Hotspur Gateway or Bondgate Tower
Listing Date: 20 February 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1041513
English Heritage Legacy ID: 235619
Location: Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66
Civil Parish: Alnwick
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Alnwick
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
The Hotspur Gateway
or Bondgate Tower
NU 1813 SE 1/18 20.2.52.
Built after 1434 (circa 1450) by the 2nd Earl of Northumberland. East gate in
former town walls, polygonal on each side of arched thoroughfare on outside, straight
front to west. Not crenellated. Rough ashlar. Three stages. Central segmental.
archway with vaulted passage on 4 wide ribs. East face: remains of large corbels
in centre, panel below with much faded lion rampant by a sculptor named Matthew,
narrow lookouts. West face; slight set back above 2nd stage, a plain 2 light mullion
window above the archway and a blocked cross window to left. There are portcullis
slits to the outer arch. Scheduled A.M.
Listing NGR: NU1885613228
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