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Christchurch Gateway

A Grade I Listed Building in Canterbury, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2793 / 51°16'45"N

Longitude: 1.0812 / 1°4'52"E

OS Eastings: 614984

OS Northings: 157860

OS Grid: TR149578

Mapcode National: GBR TY2.Q57

Mapcode Global: VHLGM.P3FM

Entry Name: Christchurch Gateway

Listing Date: 3 December 1949

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1085119

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170460

Location: Canterbury, Kent, CT1

County: Kent

District: Canterbury

Town: Canterbury

Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate

Built-Up Area: Canterbury

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

1.
944 BURGATE
(North East Side)

Christchurch Gateway
TR 1457 NE 4/23 3.12.49.

I GV


2.
The entrance to the Cathedral Precincts. Built in 1517 and restored by Caroe
in the 1930s. 3 storeys ragstone and artificial stone. A square building
with octagonal turrets Lierne-vaulted ground noon entered through a wide
4-centred arch and a foot arch. Rooms on 2 storeys above the vault. The
lower floor has bands of shields on quatrefoils, the upper floor has half-length
angels carrying shields. The heraldic shields commemorate Prince Asthur,
the eldest son of Henry VII who died in 1502. The wooden doors are C17.

Nos 23 to 37 (consec) and the Christchurch Gateway form a group.


Listing NGR: TR1498357860

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