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CRIMEAN CANNONS - WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

The Newarke
Leicester
Leicestershire
LE2 7BY
Telephone: 0116 225 4980

In 1969 a more suitable and appropriate home was found for the Museum of the Royal Leicestershire Regiment in the Magazine Gateway, which had been part of the Drill Hall for the Leicestershire. In 1996 the Magazine was closed because substantial repair was required. The Regiment made a new Agreement with the City Council for the location of the Museum on the upper floor of the Newarke Houses Museum, with the City's displays relating to Social History remaining on the ground floor. The newly refurbished Museum was officially opened on 13 November 2007.

Newarke Houses Museum comprises two historic houses, Wygston's Chantry House and Skeffington House. Outside Newarke Houses flies the Royal Leicestershire Regimental flag, and two cannons captured at Sevastopol during the Crimean War can be seen each side of the entrance.



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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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CONSTRAINTS

Open set times only

FACILITIES

Access on Foot, Conducted Tours of Locality, Disabled Access, Free Entry, Retail Souvenir Shop, Tourism Information

LANDSCAPE

City Centre

REGION

England - Northern

THE GROTTO GRADING FEATURES PRESENT

Crimean Cannon Location

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