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Derry-Londonderry in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
 

Magazine Gate

 
 
Magazine Gate Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2012
1. Magazine Gate Marker
Inscription.

Magazine Gate is the city's newest gate, built in 1865. At the same time the wall between Magazine and Shipquay Gates was raised by two metres and ornamental battlements added. A line of stonework on the outside shows the height of the original walls. Above the arch are the sculpted heads of siege heroes, David Cairns and Colonel Adam Murray.
 
Location. 54° 59.848′ N, 7° 19.231′ W. Marker is in Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland, in County Londonderry. Marker is on Union Hall Place, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is on the city wall, within meters of the Tower Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland BT48 6LU, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Magazine Gate (a few steps from this marker); Guildhall Square (a few steps from this marker); Michael Browning (within shouting distance of this marker); Demi-culverin Cannon (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Demi-culverin Cannon (within shouting distance of this marker); War Memorial (within
Magazine Gate and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2012
2. Magazine Gate and Marker
shouting distance of this marker); The Walled City (within shouting distance of this marker); ... Free, entire and perfect (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Derry-Londonderry.
 
Also see . . .
1. Historic Walls of Derry. (Submitted on December 26, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Derry's Walls. (Submitted on December 26, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Derry City Walls. (Submitted on December 26, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesMan-Made Features
 
City Wall from Magazine Gate image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2012
3. City Wall from Magazine Gate
City Wall from Magazine Gate image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2012
4. City Wall from Magazine Gate
Tower Museum beyond Gate
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 430 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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