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Address: Beverley, England

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Original bar

This is the only bar left of the original seven bars connecting the protective wall around Beverley in days of yore! Well worth seeing, such a lot of history in those bricks!

Reviewed 2 October 2016
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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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401 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This is the only bar left of the original seven bars connecting the protective wall around Beverley in days of yore! Well worth seeing, such a lot of history in those bricks!

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

One of the oldest brick built arches and possibly the adjoining property Bar House was visited by Charles 1 with his sons after returning to York having been refused entry through Beverley gate in Hull

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Thank palvey60
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

There were supposedly seven bars that protected the town of Beverley but this is the only remaining structure left, there were special designed buses that could travel under the bar.

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Thank Sid N
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

a lovely bit of architecture but on a busy road part of the original wall that surrounded the town and the minster

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Thank TA-Photographer
United Kingdom
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Situated just off the Market Place, the North Bar is the only remaining bar or gate into the historic town of Beverley. Well worth a visit if you are in town.

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Thank VBT928
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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1,720 reviews
541 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 882 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Although this place is of some historical interest, there is not much to see and it is not much more than a traffic through fare. I suggest you include it in a walking tour of Beverley for other purposes - there is a very pleasant little park nearby (Coronation Gardens) which merits your time more - but don't make a... More 

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Thank GrumpsDC
Beverley, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

As a resident of Beverley I feel someone should add a touch of realism to some of the comments. It is striking and unusual. Agreed. However it is a traffic light set at one end of a shopping street. There are loads of reasons to visit Beverley but there is literally five seconds of information to read.

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1 Thank richardandkids
Beverley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Beverley has a rich history with a diversity of trades which contributed to the town's economic prosperity. In the early medieval period Beverley was the tenth largest town in England. Beverley Bar or North Bar as it is known is the only surviving of three medieval entrance gates. With an early use of brick North Bar was built between 1409-10... More 

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1 Thank Simondinsdale
Derbyshire
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32 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2016

This rare brick gatehouse has survived from the 15th century when it formed part of the town walls. It is still worth the short walk past St Mary's church to admire its quirky but attractive architecture. Whilst in this part of the town, admire the lovely Georgian terrace next to it on North Bar Within, and the very unusual black-and-white... More 

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Thank SailingEnterprise
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2016

I work on the north bar and its such a pretty part of Beverley! Always busy . There is plenty of parking but often the parking is full due to business but there is alway people coming and going so a space can be found if you hang around a while. Beautiful area .

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