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Postern Gate and Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Northampton, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.2368 / 52°14'12"N

Longitude: -0.9054 / 0°54'19"W

OS Eastings: 474848

OS Northings: 260414

OS Grid: SP748604

Mapcode National: GBR BW7.RX8

Mapcode Global: VHDS5.817K

Entry Name: Postern Gate and Walls

Listing Date: 25 October 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371878

English Heritage Legacy ID: 232282

Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1

County: Northamptonshire

District: Northampton

Town: Northampton

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Built-Up Area: Northampton

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Northampton All Saints with St Katherine

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP 76 SW

Postern Gate and Walls

Walls and gateway. Medieval re-erected 1879. Ironstone. Double chamfered plinth. Wall with off-centre gateway. The gateway is flanked by buttresses with a triple pointed arch, and a plank door with above a tall gable with ashlar coping and moulded kneelers. To the left an 8 metre stretch of wall with double chamfered coping, to the right a similar 10 metre wall with an iron gateway inserted.

Listing NGR: SP7484860414

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