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Latitude: 51.0606 / 51°3'38"N
Longitude: -1.3081 / 1°18'29"W
OS Eastings: 448585
OS Northings: 129257
OS Grid: SU485292
Mapcode National: GBR 862.D3K
Mapcode Global: FRA 8649.XYC
Entry Name: Part of the City, Palace and Castle Wall Running East from Priory Gate to Angle Near to Hall Above Magdalen Hospital
Listing Date: 24 March 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1095505
English Heritage Legacy ID: 144485
Location: Winchester, Hampshire, SO23
Electoral Ward/Division: St Michael
Built-Up Area: Winchester
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire
Church of England Parish: Winchester St Lawrence with St Swithun-upon-Kingsgate
Church of England Diocese: Winchester
1833 CITY WALL
Part of the City,
Palace and Castle Wall
running East from Priory
Gate to angle near Wharf
Mill and North to Hall
above Magdalen Hospital
SU 4829 SW 6/1 24.3.50.
SU 4829 SE 7/1
SU 4828 NW 8/1
SU 4828 NE 9/1
The walls are now very fragmentery but traceable throughout their length.
Dating from C13 they were repaired in 1376 and in C15. Limestone rubble.
The best stretch, to full height complete with battlements, is the south-east
corner. On part of their course the walls are shared by the City, Wolvesey
Palace, the Cathedral Close and Wolvesey Castle. Two gates remain, Westgate
(See High Street) and Kingsgate (St Swithun Street): both are Scheduled
Ancient Monuments. (See also the CLOSE BOUNDARY WALLS).
Listing NGR: SU4801629857
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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