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Butcher's Gate

This gate is one of the original four gates of the city walls. It's name comes from the types of... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2018
silverbrook
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London, Canada
One of original 4

Butchers gate in Derry is one of the original 4 gates. Gate built in early 1800's in area that was... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2018
JimmyJackk
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San Marcos, California
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22 Mar 2018
“Butcher's Gate”
3 Feb 2018
“One of original 4”
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

This gate is one of the original four gates of the city walls. It's name comes from the types of shops located near it - butcher shops. It does not have a separate archway for pedestrians, just a narrow little footpath, so you have to...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank silverbrook
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Butchers gate in Derry is one of the original 4 gates. Gate built in early 1800's in area that was where the area butchers had their shops.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank JimmyJackk
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Interesting access point that offers some fascinating insights into the history of the city and the wars and damage. See it with all the other parts of the walled city

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank DrNic1
Reviewed 2 June 2017

This is the gate through Derry’s walls that is overlooked by the tall yellow Maldron Hotel. We found it handy to get back to the old town centre after seeing the murals in the Bogside. I was saddened to see that protective mesh fences had...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Under the gate on a Saturday is a man with a stall selling Derry City/Celtic scarves and purses/cigarette lighters etc

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Xhara71
Reviewed 2 October 2013

My wife and I visited the Butcher's Gate in September 2013. This gate is one of the original four gates of Londonderry/Derry's city walls (in total there are seven gates). The Butcher's Gate was the most heavily damaged during the 1689 Siege by King James...More

Date of experience: September 2013
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