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

Demi-culverin Cannon

 
 
Demi-culverin Cannon Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2012
1. Demi-culverin Cannon Marker
Inscription.

Livery Companies of the
City of London
Demi-culverin (C11)
Bore 4.6" - Length 120"
Weight 3988lb

The second of a pair sent to the city
in May-June 1642 by the
Worshipful Company of Merchant Taylors.
Probably cast by John Browne at one of his works in Kent.

 
Location. 54° 59.602′ N, 7° 19.394′ W. Marker is in Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland, in County Londonderry. Click for map. Marker and cannon are on the Church Bastion of the City Wall, about 40 meters south of St Columb's Cathedral. Marker is in this post office area: Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland BT48 6RQ, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Church Bastion (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Demi-culverin Cannon (a few steps from this marker); St Columb's Cathedral (within shouting distance of this marker); The Walled City (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Bishop's Gate (about 120 meters away); a different marker also named Bishop's Gate (about 120 meters away); New Gate (about 120 meters away); Double Bastion (about 150 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Derry-Londonderry.
 
Also see . . .
1. Demi-culverin Cannon
Demi-culverin Cannon image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2012
2. Demi-culverin Cannon
Marker is on cannon carriage. St Columb's Cathedral steeple in background
. (Submitted on January 1, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Ordnance at the end of the Elizabethan Age. (Submitted on January 1, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 270 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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