Abbey Gateway, Chester

place and gate

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The Abbey Gateway is in Chester, Cheshire, England and leads from Northgate Street into Abbey Square. It is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade I listed building.

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Abbey Gateway. This 14th Century vaulted gateway was the main entrance to the Abbey of St. Werburgh (now Chester Cathedral). In medieval times, the Abbey held it's annual fair just outside this gate, and the mystery plays were also performed here at Whitsun. The upper floor is a later addition.

Abbey Gateway, Chester, United Kingdom where it sited

Millenium Festival Trail (Chester) #2

Abbey Gateway

, Chester, United Kingdom where it sited