11 Sights in Winchester, United Kingdom (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Winchester, United Kingdom. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 11 sights are available in Winchester, United Kingdom.

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1. Christ Church

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Christ Church, Winchester is a Church of England parish church in Winchester, England. It provides a variety of services and groups that meet regularly across all ages and stages of life. There are approximately 550 members. The vicar is Simon Cansdale and he is supported by multiple other clergy members. As a church, Christ Church has links with, and provides support to, institutions within the parish. These include the Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Winchester Prison and the University of Winchester. It is an active participant in Churches Together Winchester, which supports the Winchester Night Shelter, Basics Bank, Street Pastors, as well as the Real Christmas Chalet. The Church is also in a cluster of churches including St Barnabas, Stanmore; St Luke's, Weeke and St Mark's, Oliver's Battery. It is also in partnership with the diocese of Muhubura and with St Nicholas Church in Kalerwe, Kampala; both in Uganda.

Wikipedia: Christ Church, Winchester (EN)

2. King's Royal Hussars Museum

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HorsePower: The Museum of the King's Royal Hussars is a military museum in Winchester, Hampshire, that is dedicated to documenting the King's Royal Hussars, a cavalry regiment of the British Army. The museum is one of the founding members of Winchester's Military Museums, a partnership of six museums located in the Peninsula Barracks, Winchester. The museum contains exhibits spanning three centuries of two of the Royal Hussar regiments; the 10th Royal Hussars and the 11th Royal Hussars, as well as the Royal Hussars, which became The King's Royal Hussars in 1992.

Wikipedia: HorsePower: The Museum of the King's Royal Hussars (EN)

3. The Westgate

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The Westgate is one of two surviving fortified gateways in Winchester, England formerly part of Winchester City Walls. The earliest surviving fabric is of Anglo-Saxon character. The gate was rebuilt in the 12th century and modified in the 13th and late 14th centuries, the latter including a portcullis in the western fa├žade and two inverted-keyhole gunports, the earliest in the country. The gate was in use until 1959 when the High Street was routed around it.

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4. Saint Swithun upon Kingsgate

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St Swithun upon Kingsgate is a Church of England church in Winchester, Hampshire, England, built in the Middle Ages in the Early English style. Located above the medieval Kingsgate, one of the principal entrances to the city, the church is unusual in forming a part of the fabric of the old city walls. St Swithun's first appears in 13th century records, and under the fictional name of St Cuthbert's, is mentioned in Anthony Trollope's novel The Warden.

Wikipedia: St Swithun-upon-Kingsgate Church (EN)

5. Cathedral Church of the Holy Trinity, and of St Peter and St Paul and of St Swithun

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Cathedral Church of the Holy Trinity, and of St Peter and St Paul and of St Swithun http://www.wyrdlight.com Author: Antony McCallum / CC BY 3.0

The Cathedral Church of the Holy Trinity, Saint Peter, Saint Paul and Saint Swithun, commonly known as Winchester Cathedral, is the cathedral of the city of Winchester, England, and is among the largest of its kind in Northern Europe. The cathedral is the seat of the Bishop of Winchester and is the mother church for the ancient Diocese of Winchester. It is run by a dean and chapter, under the Dean of Winchester.

Wikipedia: Winchester Cathedral (EN)

6. King's Gate

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Kingsgate is one of two surviving medieval gates to the city of Winchester, England. The name was first recorded in 1148. The gate is on, or near, the site of one of the Roman gates to the city, and was the entrance to the royal palace before the Cathedral Close was enclosed in the 10th century. The present gate is probably 14th century, with 18th-century pedestrian walkways.

Wikipedia: Kingsgate, Winchester (EN)

7. Saint Peter's

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St Peter's Church is a Roman Catholic church in Winchester, England. It was built in 1924 and designed by Frederick Walters in the Gothic revival style. It is situated on Jewry Street, backing onto St Peter's Street, next to Milner Hall, in the centre of Winchester. It is a Grade II listed building.

Wikipedia: St Peter's Church, Winchester (EN)

8. Museum of the Adjutant General's Corps

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The Adjutant General's Corps Museum, also known as The AGC Museum is a visitor attraction at Peninsula Barracks in Winchester. It displays the history of the Adjutant General's Corps and its antecedents through objects, text, photographs, and dioramas.

Wikipedia: Museum of the Adjutant General's Corps (EN)

9. Gurkha Museum

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The Gurkha Museum commemorates the service of Gurkha soldiers to the British Crown, a relationship that has endured since 1815. It is located in Winchester in Hampshire, England and is part of Winchester's Military Museums.

Wikipedia: The Gurkha Museum (EN)

10. Chesil Theatre

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St Peter's Church, Chesil, Winchester, formerly known as St Peter upon Chesille without Eastgate, is a former parish church of the Church of England in Winchester, Hampshire, and is now the home of Chesil Theatre.

Wikipedia: St Peter's Church, Chesil, Winchester (EN)

11. City Mill

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The Winchester City Mill is a restored water mill situated on the River Itchen in the centre of the ancient English city of Winchester. The mill is owned by the National Trust and is a Grade II* listed building.

Wikipedia: Winchester City Mill (EN)

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