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“A medieval gateway still in use!”
Review of North Bar

Ranked #10 of 31 things to do in Beverley
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

Originating from the 12th Century and substantially rebuilt in 1409, this fine brick built edifice was once one of a number of gateways surrounding and protecting the town from intruders. It is however the only survivor from this period and was substantially overhauled and renovated in the 17th Century. Alllowing limited access due to the constrained width of the opening, it has seen the development of the town over more than 800 years since being initially constructed and it is amazing that it survives at all, let alone in such fine condition! Even the local EYMS double decker buses were built in the gothic shape of the opening to enable them to enter and exit through this part of the town, now substantially bypassed. A Grade 1 Listed Building, it is maintained by English Heritage and others and is on the National Heritage Register for England. And it can still be used for its original function in securing the town, should this be necessary! An absolute must when visiting the fine Historic Town of Beverley!

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

The North Bar is the only one still remaining that guarded the main entrance to the town, worth a few minutes to admire.

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Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

We live here it's fabulous with mixture of history and cosy welcoming bars and locals
Ghost tours
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Seeped in history

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Reviewed 29 March 2017

This is in an interesting historical part of the town, and well worth exploring on foot. There are several interesting buildings in the vicinity.

Thank Richard L
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

This gate is in the middle of town and is quite unique. There are several Tudor buildings close by that are worth a look. If you're interested in old buildings I would recommend a visit.

Thank John W
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