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St Wilfrid's Gateway the Priory Gatehouse

A Grade I Listed Building in Hexham, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9724 / 54°58'20"N

Longitude: -2.103 / 2°6'10"W

OS Eastings: 393502

OS Northings: 564200

OS Grid: NY935642

Mapcode National: GBR FBRY.HB

Mapcode Global: WHB2C.N8RY

Entry Name: St Wilfrid's Gateway the Priory Gatehouse

Listing Date: 2 October 1951

Last Amended: 18 May 1976

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042616

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239066

Location: Hexham, Northumberland, NE46

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Hexham

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Hexham

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

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

I GV

2.
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

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