Antwerp heritage

Red Gate site

In the sixteenth century, the Red Gate site consisted of a gate, a bridge, two bastions and the “Houwer”, a drinking water reservoir. Nothing was preserved above ground level.

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  • Red Gate site and 19th-century Rijnpoort Bridge
  • Houwer and sluice in the Brewer’s cellar (V. Bononiensis)
  • Nieuwstad and the Houwer outside of Slijkpoort Gate
  • Map of the Brewer’s cellar in 1859
  • A view of the well-preserved Brewer’s cellar
  • Vaulted entrances of the Brewer’s cellar