|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Site of Brazen Gate, junction of All Saints' Green and Queen's Road|
The site of a postern gate in the walls of the city's medieval defences. It was widened in the early 18th century to allow coaches to pass through, and then removed in 1792.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TG 2302 0790|
|Parish:||NORWICH, NORWICH, NORFOLK|
Junction of All Saints Green and Queens Road.
'Iron door', 'Gates of Swinemarket', 'Brazen Doors', 'New Gate'.
Really a postern, it was known by all these names.
(S1) (13 edition I) (1285) Grant of Land at the gates of Swinemarket.
1726. Brazeon gate to be made wide enough for coach or cart to pass through; became known as New Gate.
1792. Gate removed.
E.B. Green (NCM).
- GATE (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1792 AD)
- GATEHOUSE (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1792 AD)
- TOWN DEFENCES (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1792 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|<Sb>||Publication: Collins, I.H,. 1910. Report on the Walls of Norwich. |
|<Si>||Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. |
|<Sf>||Publication: Hudson, W. and Tingey, J. C.. The Records of the City of Norwich. |
|<Se>||Documentary source: "Rolls of the Bailiffs` Court". |
|<Sj>||Illustration: Kirkpatrick, J. 1720. Brazen Gate, inside. Etching on paper. |
|<Sk>||Illustration: Kirkpatrick, J. 1720. Brazen Gate, outside. Etching on paper. |
|<Sg>||Map: Hochstetter, A.. 1789. Plan of the City of Norwich. Map. Engraving on paper. |
|<Sc>||Documentary source: Tonnage Committee Book 1726 - 1801. |
|<Sd>||Unpublished document: Chamberlain's Accounts 1590 - 1731. |
|<Sh>||Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Norwich - Post Roman. |
|<S1>||Publication: Ninham, J. and Fitch, R. 1861. Views of Gates of Norwich. pp 17-19. pp 5-8. |
|<S2>||Article in monograph: Kirkpatrick, J. 1872-3. A Walk Round Norwich Walls. The Eastern Counties Collectanea. L'Estrange, J (ed.). pp 6-9. |
|384||Part of: Norwich City Defences (Monument)|
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