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Remains of Gatehouse of Cluniac Priory of St Mary and St Peter and St Paul

A Grade I Listed Building in Castle Acre, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7017 / 52°42'6"N

Longitude: 0.6828 / 0°40'57"E

OS Eastings: 581364

OS Northings: 314940

OS Grid: TF813149

Mapcode National: GBR Q7B.RF9

Mapcode Global: WHKQP.GCC3

Entry Name: Remains of Gatehouse of Cluniac Priory of St Mary and St Peter and St Paul

Listing Date: 13 April 1987

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1171437

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221878

Location: Castle Acre, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE32

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Civil Parish: Castle Acre

Built-Up Area: Castle Acre

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Castle Acre St James

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

CASTLE ACRE PRIORY ROAD
TF 81 SW

8/10 Remains of Gatehouse
of Cluniac Priory
of St. Mary and St
Peter and St Paul

I

Gatehouse to north precinct of Cluniac Benedictine Priory of St. Mary
and SS Peter and Paul, founded 1090, dissolved 1537. c.1500. Knapped,
squared flint, clunch blocks, brick dress. Roofless. 2 storeys.
Perpendicular. North face has off-centre 4-centred arch carriage entrance,
brick rustication, jambs and soffit, drip mould, keyed brick arch above.
2 centred arched pedestrian gate, similar brick details. Royal arms of
England above. 2 outer brick dressed drip mould head rectangular
windows. Angle buttresses with set offs, brick dressings. First floor
string course, 4 panels with coats of arms. Sills and jambs only of 2
first floor windows. West face has one ground and one first floor brick
dressed rectangular window. South face has 2 arches, one ground and 2
first floor windows. Angle buttresses. Brick spiral staircase in
south-west corner, remains of flues. Scheduled Ancient Monument, County
Number 2. See F.J.E. Raby and P.K.B. Reynolds Castle Acre Priory (1952).
In care of HBMC.


Listing NGR: TF8136414940

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