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© Mr Alan Francis Polaine

IoE Number: 221868
Location: BAILEY GATE, BAILEY STREET
  CASTLE ACRE, KINGS LYNN AND WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK
Photographer: Mr Alan Francis Polaine
Date Photographed: 01 August 2001
Date listed: 13 April 1987
Date of last amendment: 13 April 1987
Grade I

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CASTLE ACREBAILEY STREETTF 811511/1Bailey GateG.V.I

CASTLE ACRE BAILEY STREET TF 8115 11/1 Bailey Gate G.V. I Bailey Gate. C13. Rubble flint, stone dressings. Rectangular on plan with inner and outer arches, 2 round towers to north. North arch of unmoulded stone blocks, jambs dying into wall. Interior rere,arch. South side has 2 unmoulded stone block arches with interior rere'arch, supported by quoined piers. Grooves for portcullis, hinges of later, no longer extant doors. Forms north gate of C13 west extension of fortifications of Castle Acre Castle (q.v.). Scheduled Ancient-Monument County Number 140.

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