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Westgate Review

This atmospheric fortified medieval gateway with its stunning Tudor ceiling was a debtor's prison for 150 years, and now holds a motley assortment of items relating to Tudor and Stuart times, displayed among the 16th-century graffiti by former prisoners. Child-size replicas of authentic 16th-century armor that can be tried on, as well as the opportunity to make brass rubbings, make it popular with kids. You can take in a view of Winchester from the roof.

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  • Address: Upper High St., Winchester, SO23 9AP | Map It
  • Phone: 01962/869864
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: Apr.–Oct., Sat. 10–5, Sun. noon–5; early Nov.–Mar., Sat. 10–4, Sun. noon–4
  • Location: Winchester
Updated: 06-10-2013

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