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The Bargate

Hob Uid: 21636
Location :
North Yorkshire
Richmondshire
Richmond
Grid Ref : NZ1703000740
Summary : The remains of a stone gateway known as the Bargate, built as part of the medieval town defences of Richmond. Listed and scheduled.
More information : (NZ 17030074) BAR (LB) (1)

Bar - Grade II - c. 1312. Chamfered semi-circular stone archway;
buttresses on the west side. Part of the original stone wall. (2)

As described, and in good condition. Photographed. (3)

The Bar, now Grade 2* (4)

NZ 17030073. The remains of a stone gateway known as the Bargate, located to the west of Richmond Castle. The gateway dates to the 14th century, the first recorded reference being in 1313. The town wall ran around the western, northern and eastern sides of the town, the southern side being occupied by the castle. The Bargate stands in the south western sector of the defences. It measures 8 metres by 2.5 metres and is roughly 6 metres high with a 1.8 metre wide opening through the centre. Scheduled. (5)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1957
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Source Number : 2
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : MHLG Yorks (NR) Richmond MB Sept 1948, 3
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Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 DSmith/12-APR-1967/OS Archaeology Division Field Investigation
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Source Number : 4
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : DOE (HHR) Richmond Borough, Yorks NR 15.10.73 8
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Source Number : 5
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : 07-Nov-01
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Before 1313
Monument End Date : 1313
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Monument Type : Gate, Town Defences
Evidence : Structure

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 322865
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 34834
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : NZ 10 SE 10
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON NZ 10 SE 10
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1967-04-12
End Date : 1967-04-12
Associated Activities : Primary, CORNFORTH HILL BAR, RICHMOND
Activity type : WATCHING BRIEF
Start Date : 2004-01-01
End Date : 2004-12-31