Listed Building: THE BALKERNE GATE (116857)

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Grade I
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Volume/Map/Item 584, 4, 2
Date assigned 24 February 1950
Date last amended

Description

1. BALKERNE LANE 995 (East Side) The Balkerne Gate TL 9925 SW 4/2 24.2.50. I 2. Probably of C2 date, rather earlier than the walls themselves. The ruin of the only remaining Roman gateway in the town wall. It is a remarkable monument and the best preserved of any Roman gateway in the country. It is also the largest, - 107 ft wide with 2 carriageways and 2 footways. It has been over-built by the Hole-in-the-wall Public House, But the north tower still stands 20 ft high and the arches of the south footway are 13 ft. A.M. Listing NGR: TL9923625186

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Grid reference TL 99235 25186 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE
Non Parish Area COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

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Nov 6 2019 4:47PM

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