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If you visit Southampton town center you'll see Bargate. It's the big stone ruins of a gate at the end of the high street. Part of the original city walls which are also there and which you can walk around.
The historic walls of Southampton mainly date back to the second half of the 14th century when the town at that time was completely enclosed in a 1.25 mile structure. Various parts have been removed over the years to allow roads and building work, but...More
You wouldn't travel just to see Bargate, but as part of a Southampton Walls walk, its a highlight. There's a picture of how it used to look and we have that side-by-side with a picture we took when we were there.