Record Details

NHER Number:26173
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of St Stephen's Gate

Summary

This medieval gate used to stand at the junction of St Stephen's Street, Stephen's Road, Chapelfield Road and Queen's Road. It was also known as Needham Gate, Nedham and Nedeham Gate. The gate was demolished in 1793 but excavations here in 1964 revealed the foundations.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 22819 08030
Map Sheet:TG20NW
Parish:NORWICH, NORWICH, NORFOLK

Full description

Junction of St Stephen's Street, Stephen's Road, Chapelfield Road and Queen's Road.
Also known as 'Needham Gate, Nedham, Nedeham Gate'.

1285. Grant of land 'at the gate of Nedham' see (S1).
1793. Demolished.
1964. While excavating for su
bway at junction of St Stephen's, Queen's Road and Chapelfield, foundations of St Stephen's Gate were revealed.

Monument Types

  • 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 11-14.

Related records

Site 856Parent of: Queens Road (Monument)
Site 511Parent of: St Stephen's Gate (Monument)
Mon 329Parent of: St Stephen's Gate (Monument)
384Part of: Norwich City Defences (Monument)
Mon 1099Part of: St Stephen's Street (Monument)

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