Keys to the Past

St Wilfrid's Gateway (Hexham)

St Wilfrid's Gateway, Hexham. Photo Northumberland County Council, 1971.
St Wilfrid's Gateway, Hexham. Photo Northumberland County Council, 1971.

This is the former gateway into Hexham Priory. It was built in the 12th century and was originally two storeys high. The upper parts were pulled down in the early 19th century. This is a Scheduled Monument and Grade I Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N8844
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Conservation area
Listed Building
Scheduled Ancient Monument

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Source of Reference
Local History of Hexham


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