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Part of the City, Palace and Castle Wall Running East from Priory Gate to Angle Near to Hall Above Magdalen Hospital

A Grade I Listed Building in Winchester, Hampshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1095505

English Heritage Legacy ID: 144485

Location: Winchester, Hampshire, SO23

County: Hampshire

District: Winchester

Town: Winchester

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

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Listing Text

1.
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

I

2.
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

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