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

The Walled City

 
 
The Walled City Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2012
1. The Walled City Marker
Inscription.

[Keyed photo of Double Bastion overlook]

1. Lumen Christi College - co-educational school on the site of Bishop Hervey's casino.

2. The Windmill - the stump of the building fought over during the 1689 siege.

3. St Columba's, Long Tower - the city's first Roman Catholic church.

4. Creggan Country Park - watersports and outdoor centre with some of the best views over the city.

5. Brandywell - home of soccer and Gaelic football.

6. The City Cemetery - a sacred, shared place and a history book in stone since 1853.

7. Creggan hills - inspiration for Mrs Alexander's hymn 'There is a green hill far away'.

8. Gaelic Football Ground.

9. The Bogside - the first community outside the walls.

10. The Bogside Artists - a series of eleven murals reflecting on the events of the Troubles.

11. St Columb's Wells - holy well associated with the Saint.

12. Free Derry Corner - rallying point for civil rights meetings and marches.

13. St Eugene's RC Cathedral - one of the city's most distinctive landmarks.

14. The Border - between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

15. Clarendon Conservation Area.

16. Former Shirt Factories.
 
Location. 54° 59.631′ 
The Walled City Marker on the Double Bastion image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2012
2. The Walled City Marker on the Double Bastion
N, 7° 19.552′ W. Marker is in Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland, in County Londonderry. Click for map. Marker is on the City Wall Double Bastion, adjacent to the former First Derry Primary School building, off Stable Lane, inside the City Wall. Marker is in this post office area: Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland BT48 6PU, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Demi-culverin Cannon (here, next to this marker); Double Bastion (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Double Bastion (a few steps from this marker); Verbal Arts Centre (a few steps from this marker); George Farquhar (within shouting distance of this marker); Bishop's Gate (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Walled City (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Bishop's Gate (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Derry-Londonderry.
 
Also see . . .
1. History of Derry-Londonderry, Ireland. (Submitted on December 31, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. History of Derry, Ireland. (Submitted on December 31, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. EnvironmentForts, CastlesMan-Made FeaturesSettlements & Settlers
 
View from City Wall Double Bastion image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2012
3. View from City Wall Double Bastion
View from City Wall Double Bastion image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2012
4. View from City Wall Double Bastion
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 533 times since then and 3 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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