|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Site of Bishop Gate|
A city gate was situated on the west end of Bishop's Bridge until 1791. It is said to have been built by Richard Spynk in the 13th or 14th centuries.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TG 23987 08991|
|Parish:||NORWICH, NORWICH, NORFOLK|
On west end of Bishop Bridge.
(S1) mentions that Bishop could build houses and gate on the bridge. Built by Richard Spynk, came to city ownership after 1393. Gateway removed 1791.
Compiled by E. B. Green (NCM).
- GATE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- TOWN DEFENCES (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|<S1>||Publication: Ninham, J. and Fitch, R. 1861. Views of Gates of Norwich. pp 17-19. pp 33-36. |
|Site 870||Parent of: Bishop`s Gate Bridge (Monument)|
|Mon 1227||Parent of: River Wensum (Monument)|
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