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Ethelbert Gate, Norwich Cathedral

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Ethelbert Gate, Norwich Cathedral
Norwich, Norfolk, England
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There are two historic gateways leading to the Norwich Cathedral close from Tombland; one is the 15th century Erpingham Gate, and the other is this, the Ethelbert Gate, built in 1316 by the citizens of Norwich as a penance for their part in a late 13th century riot that destroyed the original gateway and the ancient Saxon church of St Ethelbert. The gate is one of the earliest examples of East Anglian flushwork, a technique that uses hard freestone to edge panels of knapped flint.

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