|Type of record:||Building|
The remains of the 13th century gate to the bailey of Castle Acre Castle. The gate is rectangular in plan, with an inner and outer archway and two round towers.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 8172 1515|
|Parish:||CASTLE ACRE, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
April 1987. Listed, Grade II.
Bailey Gate. 13th century. Rubble flint, stone dressings. Rectangular on plan with inner and outer arches, 2 round towers to north. North arch of unmoulded stone blocks, jambs dying into wall. Interior rere'arch. South side has 2 unmoulded stone block arches with interior rere'arch, supported by quoined piers. Grooves for portcullis, hinges of later, no longer extant doors. Forms north gate of 13th century west extension of fortifications of Castle Acre Castle.
Information from (S1).
S. Spooner (NLA), 30 August 2006.
- GATE (14th Century to 21st Century - 1400 AD to 2100 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Newspaper Article: Lynn News. 1999. [Photogrpah of the Baily Gate at Castle Acre Castle]. 28 February. |
|<S1>||Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1077681. |
|43123||Part of: Castle Acre planned town (Monument)|
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