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Address: College Street, Ipswich, England
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Wolsey's Gate is the only remnant of the college founded in the early 16th...

Wolsey's Gate is the only remnant of the college founded in the early 16th cent. by Cardinal Thomas Wolsey , who was born in Ipswich.

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Pretty good as gates go

This must be one of the best gates in that part of Ipswich. Certainly, I cannot think of any better gates anywhere near.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 December 2016
RichardOfIpswich
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

This must be one of the best gates in that part of Ipswich. Certainly, I cannot think of any better gates anywhere near.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

It is not really an attraction .... Only a door gate. You spend literally 5min there. It is not really a daily thing

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Thank Deb B
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015

Stuck on a very busy, dirty road, this is all that remains of Wolsey's College. Not much else to see other than the gateway.

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Thank soozcalver
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57 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

Should be the pride of Ipswich but it has been left to get in such a state of disrepair its criminal,whoever is responsible for the upkeep of this should be ashamed

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Thank Terry R
London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

The Wolsey Gate sits next a busy one way road system. Not worth a special trip but if walking between the town centre and the Waterfront take a slight detour

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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368 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

The reason for writing this the Wolsey gate is its stuck near a busy road in the past the drive ventured further out towards the flats! Now here is the spooky bit my daughter stayed with here friend across the road in the flats during the night she saw a choir boy walking towards her she thought she was dreaming... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2015

There is not much to see here, just a Tudor brick gateway by the side of a very busy street. It is all that remains of Wolsey,s college and, as such, is a historical monument, but it is of little practical use.

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Thank mjc404
Glossop, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2014

This might not be the most stunning of monuments that you will ever see but if Henry VIII had not closed this college it could have grown to become one of the oldest universities in England. Real historical interest there...

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2012

Although only open to the public for visits on very limited occasions this wonderful building, which is in an excellent state of repair, can be viewed on passing by in the street. An even better view is obtained from the Ipswich and Suffolk Club's carpark. I never get tired of seeing the building, which I do on a very regular... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2012

Although not the most visually overwhelming of sites, its historical value alone rates better than a "terrible." It is an attractive site and worth visiting by Wolseyites and others interested in Ipswich history.

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