Tyne and Wear HER(1543): Newcastle town wall, New Gate

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    "New Gate, the largest of the gates on the wall, gave access from the town to the north and north-west. It consisted of a three storey tower flat on the back, and with projecting octagonal corner towers on the front. Beneath was a rib- vaulted passage, flanked by guardrooms and protected by a portcullis. A barbican was added on the north side (as also at the West Gate), probably in the 14th century...."
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    Link: http://twsitelines.info/SMR/1543
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 8 years, 2 months ago
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