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Derry-Londonderry in Derry And Strabane, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom — Northwestern Europe (the British Isles)
 

Demi-culverin Cannon

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

Livery Companies of the
City of London
Demi-culverin (C9)
Bore 4.8," Length 120,"
Weight 3977lb

Sent to the city in May-June 1642 by the
Worshipful Company of Mercers.
Probably cast by John Browne at one of his works in Kent.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesMan-Made FeaturesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1642.
 
Location. 54° 59.692′ N, 7° 19.177′ W. Marker is in Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland, in Derry And Strabane. Marker is on Newgate Bastion, on the City Wall walking path, about 50 meters northeast of Ferryquay Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland BT48 6EF, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Newgate Bastion (here, next to this marker); Ferryquay Gate (within shouting distance of this marker); The Walled City (within shouting distance of this marker); Newmarket Street (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Ferryquay Gate
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Artillery Bastion (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Demi-culverin Cannon (about 120 meters away); Austins Department Store (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Derry-Londonderry.
 
Also see . . .  Ordnance at the end of the Elizabethan Age. (Submitted on January 3, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Demi-culverin Cannon on Newgate Bastion image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2012
2. Demi-culverin Cannon on Newgate Bastion
Marker is on the cannon carriage
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 24, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 3, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 472 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 4, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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