"The Abbey Gate" Abbey Gate Tip by GandalfOnTour

Abbey Gate, Bury Saint Edmunds: 4 reviews and 11 photos

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One of the most famous sights in the area is the Abbey Gate. Apparently this was the entrance for the servants who worked within the abbey. Built in the early 1000s this impressive gate dominated the wall of the abbey until in 1327 when it was destroyed by the unhappy locals. It was rebuilt again in 1352 and stands as the proud entrance to the Abbey Gardens.

Website: http://www.visit-burystedmunds.co.uk/

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  • Written Nov 28, 2006
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