St Michaels Gate

Formerly known as: Gate to College Court COLLEGE GREEN. Pedestrian gateway in the former precinct wall of the Benedictine Abbey of St Peter, now the Cathedral (qv); formerly known as Upper College Gate, an entrance leading into the south-east corner of College Green from College Court. Above the gateway and on its northern side at first-floor level a small C18 wing projects from and forms part of No.1 College Green (qv).

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
547299
Names
St Michaels Gate
Coordinates
51.8666040° N, 2.2469340° W
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Listed on
Grade I listed building
listed building (England)

Location Map

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Timeline

23 Jan 1952

St Michaels Gate designated a Grade I listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

St Michaels Gate is listed on the National Heritage List for England with the following data. Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing. Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.

List Entry ID
1245905
Grade
I
Name
ST MICHAELS GATE
Location
ST MICHAELS GATE, COLLEGE GREEN
District
Gloucester
County
Gloucestershire
Grid Reference
SO 83093 18698

GLOUCESTER

SO8318NW COLLEGE GREEN 844-1/8/88 (South side) 23/01/52 St Michael's Gate

GV I

Formerly known as: Gate to College Court COLLEGE GREEN. Pedestrian gateway in the former precinct wall of the Benedictine Abbey of St Peter, now the Cathedral (qv); formerly known as Upper College Gate, an entrance leading into the south-east corner of College Green from College Court. Above the gateway and on its northern side at first-floor level a small C18 wing projects from and forms part of No.1 College Green (qv). C14, refaced in early C16 for Abbot Parker in Perpendicular Gothic Style. Ashlar, the outer, southern face badly weathered in part and capped with lead. EXTERIOR: the south front richly decorated, the archway with moulded jambs and shallow basket arch, above the arch remains of a shallow gablet with finial and the lower parts of blank panels; on each side of the arch the remains of a canopied niche.

Listing NGR: SO8309318698

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Bibliography

  1. “ST MICHAELS GATE.” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1245905>