EASTERN GATE;DIXTON GATE, MONMOUTH TOWN WALLS
Map Reference SO51SW
Grid Reference SO51121297
Unitary (Local) Authority Monmouthshire
Old County Monmouthshire
Type of Site TOWN
Broad Class CIVIL
Site Description 1. Walling of Dixton Rd. and cottage on other side of the road indicate profile of wall and tower.
2. The Dixton Gate is thought to have been a twin-towered structure: a U-plan, vaulted structure remains, incorporated into the 'Nag's Head': the town defences of the med. & later borough (Nprn33172), largely decayed at the time of Leyland's visit (c.1538), included the Monnow bridge (Nprn24219) & can be associated with both the castle (Nprn93473) & Clawdd Du, enclosing Over Monnow (Nprn306510).
(source Os495card; SO51SW36)