|Type of record:||Building|
|Name:||Bishops Gate, The Close|
Bishops Gate is one of the twelve gates and was built around 1436 as a gateway and porter's lodge. Constructued of flint and stone, this two storey structure has a large two-centre moulded arch with shield spandrels and a smaller two-centre pedestrian arch to right. Inside there is a brick built pointed barrel-vault undercroft with a stone doorway.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TG 23493 09055|
|Parish:||NORWICH, NORWICH, NORFOLK|
June 1972. Listed, Grade II.
Gateway and porter's lodge. Around 1436. Flint and stone, two storeys. Large two-centre moulded arch with shield spandrels and smaller two-centre pedestrian arch to right. End buttresses. Central statue niche above arches with single flanking lights having cusped round heads. Remade crenellated parapet. Both doors with good tracery. Vaulted inside. Two-storey porter's lodge to west of gate with two-light arched casements having flat head and dripstone. Brick built pointed barrel-vault undercroft with stone doorway.
Information from (S1).
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- GATE (15th Century to 21st Century - 1436 AD to 2100 AD)
- LODGE (15th Century to 21st Century - 1436 AD to 2100 AD)
- UNDERCROFT (15th Century to 21st Century - 1436 AD to 2100 AD)
Associated Finds - none
- Listed Building
- Scheduled Monument
Sources and further reading
|---||Designation: [unknown]. Ancient Monuments Form. SAM Record. DNF279. |
|---||Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 20 NW 127.3 . |
|---||Monograph: Pevsner, N. and Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 226. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1051328. |
|Site 374||Parent of: Bishops Gate, The Close (Monument)|
|Mon 222||Parent of: Bishops Palace Gate,The Close (Gateway) (Monument)|
|Mon 223||Parent of: Bishops Palace Gate,The Close (Porter's Lodge) (Monument)|
|Mon 1459||Parent of: Cathedral Precinct (Monument)|
|Site 803||Parent of: The Close (Monument)|
|377||Part of: Cathedral Close (cathedral precinct) (Monument)|
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