SU4729 : Westgate

taken 8 years ago, near to Winchester, Hampshire, Great Britain

Westgate
Westgate
At the top of Winchester High Street is Westgate. Until the early 1960s, vehicles used to pass both ways through the central arch. The pub beyond is also called the Westgate. It is considerably newer but probably more run down than its namesake.

There was a gate on this site from Roman times, but the present structure is 12th century, with later additions. It was later used as a prison and has been an archive store and museum since the late 19th century.
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SU4729, 769 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 14 October, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 15 October, 2009
Category
Mediaeval building   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 477 295 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:3.8145N 1:19.1723W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 478 295
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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