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Historic Site:Monnow Gate and Bridge

Historic Site, free entry

Monnow Gate and Bridge

Monnow Gate and Bridge

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Monnow Gate and Bridge,
Monmouth,
NP25 3EG

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Monnow Bridge in Monmouth, Wales, is the only remaining mediaeval fortified river bridge in Great Britain with its gate tower still standing in place.

Originally built with a portcullis, it's primary use was for defence, but over the years it developed into a toll collection point,, a jail and even a home!

Tours are available of the gatehouse above the bridge. Please contact Monmouth Shire Hall for more details.

Prices

Free entry

Directions

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Map reference: SO 504125  Lat: 51.80913 Long: -2.71980

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