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© Ms Susanne Myall

IoE Number: 49633
Location: GREAT GATE, CATHEDRAL SQUARE
  PETERBOROUGH, PETERBOROUGH, CAMBRIDGESHIRE
Photographer: Ms Susanne Myall
Date Photographed: 29 July 2002
Date listed: 07 February 1952
Date of last amendment: 07 February 1952
Grade I

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PETERBOROUGH1500PRECINCTSGreat Gate(Outer Gate, Marsh Foregate)

PETERBOROUGH 1. 1500 PRECINCTS Great Gate (Outer Gate, Marsh Foregate) TL 1998 NW 1/7 7.2.52 I GV 2. Erected by Abbot Benedict circa 1174-94, altered 1302-7. Chamber above origionally a Chapel to St Niicholas. Norman work in the archway with roll moulding to arch and columns with scalloped capitals, blank wall arcading above the doorYRLys to North and South and the rib vaulting. Upper part of doorway is Cl4 with blank arcade of 5 lights containing 2 windows with cusped heads. Crenellated parapet and 2 flanking turrets. (VCH Northants Vol II p455). The Great Gate, Chapel of St Thomas, Archway to Dean's Court & Nos 1 to 19. (consec) form a group.

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