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Engraving Of John Of Gaunt's Cellar, Leicester Castle
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Engraving Of John Of Gaunt's Cellar, Leicester Castle

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Julie Thomson
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Engraving Of John Of Gaunt's Cellar, Leicester Castle
Prints and Drawings
Engraving - "Original entrance to the old dungeon; restored" - Vault with shaft of sunlight
1/4 Glass plate negative
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Negatives Collection, Leicestershire Record Office

John Of Gaunt's Cellar lies beneath Leicester Castle. It was actually built shortly after his death in 1399. The cellar contains carved graffiti from when it was used as a prison during the Napoleonic Wars. This engraving shows the original entrance to the cellar.
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