Urgent work needed to protect historic Leicester landmark The Magazine

Urgent work needed to protect historic Leicester landmark The Magazine
 

A century of smog, pollution and weather wear has taken its toll on one of Leicester’s most famous historic landmarks.
The 15th Century Magazine Gateway requires immediate work to preserve its masonry and city council bosses say they need to spend more than £200,000 on patching it up.
A detailed survey of the structure by Historic England was carried out - triggering a plan protect it.
A city council spokesman said: “The restoration work we will be doing at the Magazine follows a very detailed survey done with Historic England over a year ago.
“The building dates back to around 1410, and... read more

 
12 November 2019 in Regional East, Views: 34
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