The Rt Rev. Roger de Clinton
(d.1148)

Died aged unknown

Roger de Clinton (died 1148) was a medieval Bishop of Coventry and Lichfield. He was responsible for organising a new grid street plan for the town of Lichfield in the 12th century which survives to this day.

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The site of the Tamworth Gate or Bar of the City erected by Bishop Roger de Clinton (1129-1148) who also surrounded the City by a moat. The Bar remained until the end of the Eighteenth Century.

50 Tamworth Street, Lichfield, United Kingdom where they erected a gate or bar

The site of the Stowe Gate or Bar of the City erected by Bishop Roger de Clinton, (1129-1148) who also surrounded the City by a moat. The Bar remained until the end of the Eighteenth Century.

Stowe Gate House, 37 Lombard Street, Lichfield, United Kingdom where they erected a gate or bar

Near this site stood the Culstrubbe Gate of the City, one of four gates erected by Bishop Roger de Clinton (1129-1148). These buildings erected in 1849, now the Council Chamber and offices of the Lichfield Rural District Council, were formerly the 16th century Grammar School and Headmaster's House where many famous men including, Johnson, Garrick, Addison and Ashmole were educated.

The Old Grammar School, St John Street, Lichfield, United Kingdom where they erected a gate or bar