TG2308 : Erpingham Gate

taken 4 years ago, near to Norwich, Norfolk, Great Britain

Erpingham Gate
Erpingham Gate
Grade I listed. LinkExternal link
Grade I & A listed buildings and structures
Grade I listed buildings and structures are of exceptional importance and even internationally important. There are over 6000 in the country. Only 2.5% of listed buildings are Grade I listed.
In Scotland the classification is A
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Norwich Churches :: TG2505
In mediaeval times, Norwich boasted 56 churches within the city walls. Thirty-one of these remain today. Five were lost during the Second World War in German bombing raids. Some remain as ruins others were completely demolished. Still in existence today are: All Saints, St Andrew, St Augustine, St Clement, St Edmund, St Etheldreda, St George Colegate, St George Tombland, St Giles, St Gregory, St Helen, St James, St John Maddermarket, St John Sepulchre, St John Timberhill, St Julian, St Laurence, St Margaret, St Martin at Oak, St Mary the Less, St Martin at Palace, St Mary Coslany, St Michael Coslany, St Michael at Plea, St Peter Hungate, St Peter Mancroft, St Peter Parmentergate, St Saviour (to give it its proper name ‘The Transfiguration of our Saviour’), St Simon and St Jude, St Stephen, St Swithin and the tower of St Benedict and remains of St Bartholomew and St Peter Southgate.
They almost all suffered some damage during the war but have been repaired or the remains consolidated, with the exception of St Michael at Thorn, which was completely demolished. The Eastern Daily Press offices now stand on the site. The name Thorn Road is the only reminder of its whereabouts.
Many are no longer used for religious purposes but have been converted into offices, welfare centres and community resources.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 13 July, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 10 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Boundary, Barrier  Religious sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2335 0886 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:37.8904N 1:17.9411E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2333 0886
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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