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St John's Abbey Gatehouse

A Grade I Listed Building in Colchester, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8855 / 51°53'7"N

Longitude: 0.9013 / 0°54'4"E

OS Eastings: 599767

OS Northings: 224753

OS Grid: TL997247

Mapcode National: GBR SN5.LQW

Mapcode Global: VHKFZ.KVVX

Entry Name: St John's Abbey Gatehouse

Listing Date: 2 December 1971

Last Amended: 8 June 1972

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1337765

English Heritage Legacy ID: 117175

Location: Colchester, Essex, CO2

County: Essex

District: Colchester

Town: Colchester

Electoral Ward/Division: New Town and Christ Church

Built-Up Area: Colchester

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Colchester St Botolph with Holy Trinity (LEP)

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

1. ST JOHN'S GREEN
995
St John's Abbey Gatehouse
(formerly listed as
Abbeygate House)
TL 9924 BE 9/5 23.1.69.

I

2.
The only remains of the Abbey of St John the Baptist, a late Benedictine C11
foundation. The gatehouse was built in the later C15, 2 storeys of rubble
and brick faced in knapped flint work set in stone panels with cusped heads.
There are 2 flanking octagonal turrets to the front, and the gate hall has a
ribbed stone vault roof. The back part of the building was rebuilt in C17
brick after damage during the siege of 1648. AM.

St John's Abbey Gatehouse (formerly listed as Abbeygate House) shall be
amended to read
St John's Abbey Gatehouse

The date when building was first listed 23.1.69. shall be deleted.

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1. ST JOHN'S GREEN
995
St John's Abbey Gatehouse
(formerly listed as
TL 9924 NE 9/5 Abbeygate House)
23.1.69.

I

2.
The only remains of the Abbey of St John the Baptist, a late Benedictine
C11 foundation. The gatehouse was built in the later C15, 2 storeys, of
rubble and brick faced in knapped flint work set in stone panels with
cusped heads. There are 2 flanking octagonal turrets to the front,
and the gate hall has a ribbed stone vault roof. The back part of the
building was rebuilt in C17 brick after damage during the siege of 1648. A.M.


Listing NGR: TL9976724753

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