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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: MAGAZINE GATEWAY REGIMENTAL MUSEUM

List entry Number: 1184902

Location

MAGAZINE GATEWAY REGIMENTAL MUSEUM, THE NEWARKE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
City of LeicesterUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 05-Jan-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 14-Mar-1975

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 188745

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History

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Details

THE NEWARKE 1. 5304 (North Side) Magazine Gateway Regimental Museum (formerly listed SK 5804 SW 2/112 5.1.50 as Newarke Gateway) I 2. Mediaeval gateway to the area added to the Castle in 1331 by the Third Earl of Leicester. The building is circa 1410. Stone. Rectangular on plan. Three storeys. Bertizans at angles and domed octagonal stair turret. Restored parapet. Moulded four-centred arches to pedestrian and carriageways to east, only one wider arch on west, with tierceron-vault. Rectangular windows with moulded labels, mostly Victorian restoration, deeply recessed one two or three-light stone mullion windows with cusped head lights. The Drill Hall extension of 1894 in facsimile on south has been demolished. It is now isolated by recent road scheme. Used as a museum. A.M.



Listing NGR: SK5844604120

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National Grid Reference: SK 58446 04120

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