C4316 : Derry city Walls, The Double Bastion

taken 23 days ago, near to Londonderry County Borough, Derry, Creggan, Clooney Park and Foyle Hill, Northern Ireland

Derry city Walls, The Double Bastion
Derry city Walls, The Double Bastion
The Double Bastion holds two demi-culverin cannon, one of which is the famous "Roaring Meg" used in the 1689 Siege of Derry LinkExternal link .
City walls - Derry / Londonderry
Originally there were only four entrances (or Gates) into the walled city i.e. Bishop's Gate, Shipquay Gate, Ferryquay Gate and Butcher's Gate - arranged in a cross pattern with the Diamond as its centre. Later were added New Gate (1789), Castle Gate (1803) and Magazine Gate (1865). The original Gates were themselves re-built in the 18th and 19th centuries.
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Tuesday, 26 September, 2017   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 3 October, 2017
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Historic sites and artefacts 
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Panasonic DMC-G7 
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Irish: geotagged! C 432 164 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:59.6416N 7:19.5485W
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Irish: geotagged! C 432 164
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