The Newarke

Scope and Content

A drawing by Benjamin Fletcher, Headmaster of the Leicester School of Art, showing the Newarke including Trinity Hospital, St Mary de Castro, Turret Gateway, Wyggeston's Chantry House, Skeffington House (now Newarke Houses Museum) and the Magazine Gateway. The image was drawn for an appeal booklet relating to the repair of Skeffington House. The booklet, The Newarke: its origin and associations, is available in DMU's Special Collections, shelfmark 942.542/NEW.