Balkerne Gate

Colchester, United Kingdom

Balkerne Gate

Balkerne Gate is a Roman gateway in Colchester (the former Camulodunum). It is the largest surviving gateway in Roman Britain and was built where the Roman road from Londinium intersected the town wall of Camulodunum. It is a Grade I listed building.

According to Historic England, the gate is probably of 2nd century date. It appears to have incorporated an existing monumental arch from the 1st century.

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