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"Ragged Staff Gates" Top 5 Page for this destination Gibraltar Things to Do Tip by GibJoe

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  Ragged Staff Gates
by GibJoe

The Gates were created in 1736, where a jetty was used by ships to obtain supplies from the shore. The name Ragged Staff is becuase at the end of this jetty there was a ragged mast, and the naval term for mast is staff. The gates for foot passage were opened in 1843 and in 1921.

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  • Written Apr 8, 2008
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