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St Wilfrid's Gateway, Hexham


St Wilfrid's Gateway is located on Cowgarth, near it's junction with Market Street in Hexham. The stone gateway dates from c.1160 and is what remains of the Priory Gatehouse, formerly a two-storey gatehouse - it's upper storey and vaults were destroyed in the early 19th Century, leaving just the archway, wall ribs and corbel. St Wilfrid's Gateway is Grade I listed on the National Heritage List for England.

Hexham Historic Buildings and Monuments in Hexham Grade I Listed
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St Wilfred's Gateway

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Arches on Cowgarth, Hexham

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St Wilfrid's Gateway

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St. Wilfrid's Gate, Hexham

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St. Wilfrid's Gateway (2)

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Plaque on St. Wilfrid's Gateway

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St. Wilfrid's Gateway

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ST WILFRID'S GATEWAY THE PRIORY GATEHOUSE - Hexham - List Entry
- "Circa 1160. Former 2 storey ashlar gatehouse now a 3 bay arched gateway. Upper storey and vaults destroyed in early C19 for picturesque effect. Wall ribs and corbels remain. Round ...

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