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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1CID_demi-culverin-cannon_Londonderry-CO.html
Livery Companies of theCity of LondonDemi-culverin (C11)Bore 4.6" - Length 120"Weight 3988lb The second of a pair sent to the cityin May-June 1642 by theWorshipful Company of Merchant Taylors.Probably cast by John Browne at one of his works in …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1CIA_demi-culverin-cannon_Londonderry-NSW.html
Livery Companies of theCity of LondonDemi-culverin (C3)Bore 4.25" - Length 120"Weight 3750lb One of a pair sent to the cityin May-June 1642 by theWorshipful Company of Merchant Taylors.Probably cast by John Browne at one of his works in Kent.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1CHW_the-walled-city_Londonderry-Northern-Ireland.html
If 'stones could speak', what a story they would have to tell. Their voices still echo on the walls and in the city streets. According to tradition St. Colm Cille chose the oak grove on top of the hill for his monastery in 546 AD. His community…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1CHT_bishops-gate_Londonderry-Northern-Ireland.html
It was here that James II demanded entry to the city during the 1689 siege. The present gate was built at the suggestion of Bishop Hervey in 1789 to celebrate the centenary of the siege. The head facing Bishop Street represents the river Boyne cro…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1CHK_bishops-gate_Londonderry-Northern-Ireland.html
The centenary of the siegeIn 1789 the cannons roared in peace, the bells rang out and the Protestant and Catholic bishops processed together to St Columb's Cathedral to celebrate the centenary of the siege. To mark the event Bishop Hervey proposed…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1CHF_double-bastion_Londonderry-AZ.html
Roaring MegRoaring Meg is the most famous of the city's cannon. She weighs a mighty 1794 kilograms. The Fishmongers' Company of London presented her to the city in 1642. She saw action in the 1689 siege, probably from this bastion. It could take u…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1CHE_double-bastion_Londonderry-AZ.html
The city has always expressed its soul in verse. Derry mine! My small oak groveLittle cell, my home, my love!Attributed to St. Colmcille The saint's story is told as St Columb in the Cathedral and as St Colmcille in Long Tower Church. The…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1CHD_the-walled-city_Londonderry-AZ.html
[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 - …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1CH9_demi-culverin-cannon_Londonderry-AZ.html
Livery Companies of theCity of LondonDemi-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.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1CH8_verbal-arts-centre_Londonderry-AZ.html
The Former First Derry Primary School was established on the city walls as a Blue Coat School in 1773 and moved to this site in 1894. The (listed) building was purchased in 1996 and then renovated by the Verbal Arts Centre: it has been designed to…