New Gate

New Gate (HM1CJ9)

Location: Londonderry, AL BT48 6RG Derry
Country: United Kingdom
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N 54° 59.631', W 7° 19.29'

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In 1787 the walls were breached for the first time to improve access to the city centre. It is said that the gate was built to cope with crowds flocking to the New Theatre in Artillery Street but was closed in 1799 due to complaints from the audience that the noise outside disturbed the performance. The gate was reopened and widened in the 1860s.
HM NumberHM1CJ9
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Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 8:47am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)29U E 607382 N 6095395
Decimal Degrees54.99385000, -7.32150000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 54° 59.631', W 7° 19.29'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds54° 59' 37.86" N, 7° 19' 17.40" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3 Artillery St, Londonderry AL BT48 6RG, GB
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