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King's Lynn traffic plan alternative to Southgate is 'sensible', Lynn News letters




This already has currency among many who value this 1437 treasure at the entrance to our town.

Yes, it straddles the main road into town, and it is pleasant to pass through it. But it was designed for people and horses, not for the 10,000 and more vehicles an hour that are now its only traffic.

Unless you are on the top deck of the open bus that is such a welcome part of Heritage Open Day, you cannot see the vaulted underside of the South Gate roof with its intricate carvings, nor the beginnings of the fan tracery in two corners, where the Mayor ordered local builders to undertake a less costly completion of the roof in 1520.


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