SK5903 : New Walk, Leicester LE1

taken 3 years ago, near to Leicester, Great Britain

New Walk, Leicester LE1
New Walk, Leicester LE1
An entrance into Holy Cross Priory off New Walk, a footpath linking the city centre with Victoria Park on the east side of the city. It was a certain Benedict Caestryck (b.1762) from near Poperinghe, Belgium who founded a mission church in Leicester in 1819. The priory however, was not established until 1882. The Dominican friars (a.k.a. the Black Friars) are responsible for the chaplaincies to both of the city’s universities and also to the Royal Infirmary.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 24 August, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 25 August, 2014
Geographical Context
Religious sites  City, Town centre 
Primary Subject of Photo
Priory 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 590 039 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:37.8119N 1:7.7839W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 590 039
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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