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Looking down the medieval street through the arched gateway to The Newarke Houses.

Looking down the medieval street through the arched Turret Gateway to The Newarke Houses (chimneys visible on the centre skyline).

 

The back corner of the Newarke Houses which now house a museum.

The back corner of the Newarke Houses which now house a museum, and a popular tourist attraction in Leicester.

 

The Newarke Houses are an early renaissance building of the Elizabethan-Jacobean period.

The Newarke Houses are an early renaissance building of the Elizabethan-Jacobean period.

 

The Newarke Houses Museum

The Newarke Houses Museum entrance.

 

The Turret Gateway of 1423.

The Turret Gateway of 1423 which was the southern entrance to the Castle enclosure.

 

Looking back up the street through the Turret Gateway of 1423 from the Newarke Houses up towards the Church of St Mary de Castro.

Index of LEICESTER pages De Montfort Hall, Victoria Park, War Memorials, Temples & 'domestic' buildings * Castle Yard, Castle House, external architecture of St Mary de Castro Church * Interior of St Mary de Castro Church * Newarke Houses Museum & Turret Gateway * Jain Centre, Magazine Gatehouse, Castle Park-Gardens, Grand Union Canal Bridge * St Martin's Cathedral Church * Medieval Guildhall * Wygston's House, St Margaret's Church & two Victorian Gothic Revival Churches * Jewry Wall, Roman Baths, Museum & St Nicholas Church * All Saints Church , Great Central & Leicester Railway Stations, Thomas Cook statue * New Walk and Sculptures * Holy Cross Church * Museum & Art Gallery * Clock Tower, Sporting sculpture, Leicester Market, Town Hall, Highcross Shops * Area around Orton square, East St Martins & Free Grammar School * National Space Centre & Abbey Pumping Station Museum * Knighton Village * Great Central Railway * The Leicester King Richard III trail! *

 

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