SE6151 : Walmgate Bar, York

taken 12 years ago, near to York, Great Britain

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Walmgate Bar, York
Walmgate Bar, York
Looking west from Jenny's Fish & Chips on the corner of Lawrence Street. The gate or 'bar' in York's city walls still has its original 12th century archway with portcullis and 15th century wooden gates (the archway on the right of the picture is more modern). The 14th century barbican protruding from the front would once have spanned a water-filled ditch and worked by trapping attackers in deadly crossfire between two sets of gates. Walmgate Bar was leased out as a house from 1376 right up until 1957.
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Date Taken
Friday, 9 November, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 10 November, 2007
Category
City walls   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 610 514 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:57.3165N 1:4.2412W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 611 514
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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