Record Details

NHER Number:46817
Type of record:Building
Name:Bailey Gate


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
Map Sheet:TF81NW

Full description

April 1987. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description Excerpt:
"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."
Information from (S1).
Please consult the National Heritage List for England (S1) for the current listing details.
S. Spooner (NLA), 30 August 2006. Amended E. McDonald (HES), 19 February 2020.

Monument Types

  • GATE (Medieval to 21st Century - 1400 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

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.

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43123Part of: Castle Acre planned town (Monument)

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