Magazine Gateway

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Coordinates: 52°37′54.13″N 1°8′16.52″W / 52.6317028°N 1.1379222°W / 52.6317028; -1.1379222

The Magazine seen from the west

The Magazine Gateway (aka The Magazine) is a Grade I listed building in Leicester, built circa 1410 as a gate into the Newark and Leicester Castle.[1]

It acquired its present name during the English Civil War when it was used for the storage of munitions.

De Montfort University has built a new Business and Law School next to the building. In 2001 pedestrianisation of the area was completed, connecting the Magazine to the Newark.

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  1. ^ "Magazine Gateway". castleuk.net. Retrieved 2009-03-19. 

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