Westgate, High Street, Winchester, Hampshire

Westgate, High Street, Winchester, Hampshire
Photograph taken 1850-1900 © Historic England Archive ref: op05372

A view from the south-east looking up the High Street towards West Gate, with a horse and cart outside the shops to the right hand side. The West Gate was built mainly in the 13th Century but the west face of it was altered in the 14th century. There are also 2 gunports in the gatehouse that are dated 1392-4.

Location

Hampshire Winchester

Period

Medieval (Middle Ages) (1066 - 1484)

Tags

gateway wall defence horse cart road transport victorian (1837 - 1901)