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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 (G1)
Bore 4-5" - Length 108"
Weight 3333lb

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

 
Location. 54° 59.633′ N, 7° 19.548′ W. Marker is in Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland, in County Londonderry. Touch for map. Marker is on one of two demi-culverin cannon 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. The Walled City (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 (a few steps from this marker); Bishop's Gate (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Bishop's Gate
Demi-culverin Cannon at the Double Bastion, Derry image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2012
2. Demi-culverin Cannon at the Double Bastion, Derry
(within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Walled City (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Derry-Londonderry.
 
Also see . . .
1. Demi-culverin Cannon. (Submitted on December 31, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Ordnance at the end of the Elizabethan Age. (Submitted on December 31, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesMan-Made Features
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 31, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 381 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 31, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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