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© Mr David Robson

IoE Number: 342352
Location: WATERGATE NEAR TO IRON BRIDGE ON ISLAND AT WALTON HALL,
  WALTON, WAKEFIELD, WEST YORKSHIRE
Photographer: Mr David Robson
Date Photographed: 09 November 2007
Date listed: 22 November 1966
Date of last amendment: 27 August 1986
Grade II

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SE31NEWALTONWALTON PARK3/48Watergate near to22.11.66Iron Bridge onIsland at Walton Hall

SE31NE WALTON WALTON PARK 3/48 Watergate near to 22.11.66 Iron Bridge on Island at Walton Hall (formerly listed with iron bridge at Walton Hall) GV II Water gate. Said to be medieval. Roughly-dressed well-coursed masonry largely overgrown by ivy. Central segmental archway with inner recess for doors leads to flight of 7 stone steps. Flanking central turrets from one of which it is said Oliver Cromwell fired the first swivel-cannon gun in England. The whole is surmounted by large carved wooden crucifix. Scheduled Ancient Monument.

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