Winchester (4), Hampshire. Location map
 
  Scene showing Cheyney Court from inside Priors Gate, Winchester, Hampshire (Hants), England   15th Century Cheyney Court.

This view is from just inside the cathedral precincts near Priors Gate. The jettied construction can be seen at the floor level of the upper storey.

Priors Gate is on the right.

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  View through Priors Gate along St. Swithun Street, Winchester, Hampshire (Hants), England   Looking through 15th Century Priors Gate along St. Swithun Street.

The wall on the right is part of the old wall which surrounded the cathedral precincts.

 

 

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  View of the Medieval Kings Gate, Winchester, Hampshire (Hants), England   The Medieval Kings Gate.

This is one of two surviving fortified Medieval city gates. However all is not what it seems. The obvious doorway on the right leads to some stairs but what is on the upper storey may not be what you expect (See the interior view) .

 

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  Photograph of the entrance to Winchester College, Winchester, Hampshire (Hants), England   The entrance to Winchester College.

There are tours at set times to enable visitors to see around some of the college. Just look at the wonderful ceiling inside the first arch.

Founded in 1382 it is believed to be the oldest continuously running school in England.

The house in which Jane Austen died is nearby.

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