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Priory Gatehouse

A Grade I Listed Building in Thetford, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.4179 / 52°25'4"N

Longitude: 0.7421 / 0°44'31"E

OS Eastings: 586575

OS Northings: 283524

OS Grid: TL865835

Mapcode National: GBR RD7.GF5

Mapcode Global: VHKCC.TH69

Entry Name: Priory Gatehouse

Listing Date: 3 April 1951

Last Amended: 1 December 1993

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195946

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384665

Location: Thetford, Breckland, Norfolk, IP24

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Thetford

Built-Up Area: Thetford

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Thetford St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


617-1/5/3 (North West side)
03/04/51 Priory Gatehouse
(Formerly Listed as:
Remains of Cluniac Priory, Abbey
House grounds)


Priory gatehouse. C14. Cut flint with ashlar dressings. No
roof. 3 storeys. North and south faces similar, except north
has diagonal corner buttresses while south has polygonal
towers. Central segmental arch with chamfers north and south.
First floor with one 3-light cusped window and second floor
with one 2-light cusped window, both under square heads.
Repeated to north. South-east tower with winder staircase.
First floor has fireplace in west wall and a garderobe in
south-west tower, with a vaulted ceiling. Fireplace to second
floor also.
(Raby F J E: Thetford Priory: London: 1979-: 9).

Listing NGR: TL8657583524

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