College of Matrons
High St Gate
One of the narrow, ancient gates leading into Cathedral Close .
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Haunch of Venison
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College of Matrons information
An ornate facade and elaborate crest distinguish the College of Matrons, which was founded in 1682 for the widows and unmarried daughters of clergymen. It sits just inside narrow High St Gate.