St. John's Abbey Gate

Colchester, Essex, CO2 7EZ
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About St. John's Abbey Gate

The surviving fifteenth century gatehouse is all that remains of the destroyed abbey of St. John the Baptist. The vaulted interior is a fantastic example of later medieval architecture and while it is the only above-ground surviving structure of this abbey, it still echoes the former strength and size of the building.

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Ticket Prices:Free admission
Telephone:01206 282920
Recommended Time:1 - 2 hours
Opening Times:See website for seasonal opening times
Indoors / Outdoors:Outdoors
Categories:Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Historic Walking Areas, Religious Sites
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