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Exchequer Gate
SJ 051-657 Denbighshire Wales

Exchequer GateExchequer Gate was originally a late 13th century stone two storey gatehouse, founded by Henry de Lacy, earl of Lincoln. Built in 1282-95, it stood adjacent to the Red Tower of Denbigh Castle and was one of the two entrances of the medieval town walls. Sadly it only survives as excavated foundations, which are also partly obliterated by a road but it seems to have the same twin towered configuration of the Burgess Gate.


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Exchequer Gate is located above Denbigh town centre, off Castle Lane. 26 miles east of Chester, on the A494-A525.

The site is freely accessible in daylight hours.

There is a car park.


Exchequer Gate pictures and castle map of the area
Exchequer Gate Picture 1Exchequer Gate Picture 2Exchequer Gate Picture 3Castle Map of the Area

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