From this riverside on 3rd February 1840, John Frost, William Jones, and Zephaniah Williams, the convicted leaders of the chartist march on Newport, sailed to begin their transportation to Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania)
The inscription over this doorway records the rebuilding of the Gate House in 1609 by Mrs Margaret Cleyton, a notable Chepstow resident and benefactress to the town. She lived here until her death in 1627. Her elaborate tomb is in the Parish Church.
The Gate House, High Street, Chepstow, United Kingdom