Record Details

NHER Number:56857
Type of record:Monument
Name:The Knights Gate, Walsingham Abbey

Summary

Ornamented gateway in the precinct wall to north of the Priory at Walsingham. This was constructed in the Victorian period but contains medieval components.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 9356 3685
Map Sheet:TF93NW
Parish:WALSINGHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

ORIGINALLY PART OF NHER 2029.

March 2012.
Ornamented gateway in the precinct wall to north of the Priory leading to the Shrine of Our lady of Walsingham. Small pointed doorway below two larger arches set in a Victorian tower. This may have been built on the foundations of the medieval Knights Gate in part of the original precinct wall. Recorded as being in fair condition in 2008, although some vegetation in the masonry. Information from (S1)
K. Powell (HES), 20 March 2012

Monument Types

  • GATE (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PRIORY (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Historic Landscape Management. 2008. Walsingham Abbey Grounds. Landscape Conservation Strategy. Historic Landscape Management.

Related records

56859Part of: Abbey House Park, Walsingham (Monument)
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