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©  David Sanderson

IoE Number: 265968
Photographer: David Sanderson
Date Photographed: 26 September 1999
Date listed: 21 June 1950
Date of last amendment: 21 June 1950
Grade II*

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MAGDALENE STREET1133(East Side)Abbey Gatehouse,including the

MAGDALENE STREET 1. 1133 (East Side) Abbey Gatehouse, including the porters' lodge ST 4938 7/72 21.6.50. II* GV 2. Mid C14 and later. Completely restored in 1810. Original large arched entrance flanked by buttresses. Vaulted side entrance and porters' lodge to north. The mediaeval upper storey of gatehouse is now missing. Pantile roof, 1/2-hipped at south end. The lodge is 2 storeys with a possibly C17 splayed bay rising through both storeys. 10-light mullioned and transomed window. Crenellated parapet. The left-hand range continues to rear with mullioned windows. Small medeival archway, formerly the entrance to St Patrick's almshouses, attached to south end of range. 4-centred arch with heraldic device over. Lies within the Ancient Monument scheduled area. Abbey Gatehouse, the Town Hall, St Dunstan's House, with Nos 6 to 9 (consec) Market Place, form a very important group.

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