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Shipquay Gate

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Shipquay Street, Derry, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7126 7284
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Road arch.

Centuries ago this had battlements and a portcullis. Today those fun features are long gone: it is... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Steveodo
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Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
Steeped in history

This is part of the walled city and steeped in history with plenty of background to read and learn... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
DrNic1
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Germantown
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Shipquay Street, Derry, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Centuries ago this had battlements and a portcullis. Today those fun features are long gone: it is an arch over a road. Yes, those red-bordered white triangular road warning signs are bolted to it, telling the traffic the maximum height for vehicles to pass below....More

1  Thank Steveodo
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

This is part of the walled city and steeped in history with plenty of background to read and learn about See it as part of the walled city and walking round the wall

Thank DrNic1
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Today's City has evolved many times and the gate at shipquay street is a fine example of engendered stone well over300 years old and still stands

Thank forrestwilson
Reviewed 31 August 2017

This is worth a photo op when in town. One of many gates that remain in town. Another piece of history that should be looked at.

Thank coachee1313
Reviewed 30 August 2017

One of the four old gates into the old walled city of Derry (Londonderry). This is the one closest to the Guildhall so easily accessible. There are cannons mounted at the top of the wall near the gate to protect the harbor. Walking through and...More

Thank csarchibald
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing to see this original gate in the walled city of Derry steeped in history and still in use. Wonderful!

1  Thank MarOReilly
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Shipquay Gate is one of the original four city gates built in the town's surrounding walls. The present archway dates from 1805.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 12 June 2017

This is one of the four historic gates of Derry. To walk around the walls and walk through this, and the other gates, is to soak up so much of the events of 'yesteryear'.

Thank rodgask
Reviewed 10 June 2017

This is one of the four original gates into the walled city. The area outside is on landfill so originally ships came up to the gat bringing people from the hill on the other side

Thank Jotum
Reviewed 9 June 2017

As you leave Peace Bridge towards Guidhall, teh Shipquay Gate becomes your 1st impression of the Walled City. Easy to access just to the side, climb up and take a walk, you'll love it.

Thank CodyMav
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