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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1171437
English Heritage Legacy ID: 221878
Location: Castle Acre, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE32
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
CASTLE ACRE PRIORY ROAD
TF 81 SW
8/10 Remains of Gatehouse
of Cluniac Priory
of St. Mary and St
Peter and St Paul
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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