Old John, Bradgate Park, Leicestershire. Photo by Mark Corby

Old John, Bradgate Park, Leicestershire. Where Lady Jane Grey grew up. Photo by Mark Corby

Leicester Castle Gateway, England

Part of the old Castle Park area on the edge of the City Centre . death-place John of Gaunt Plantagenet/ Duke Lancaster

Leicester Prison (The Big House. Like most Leicester natives, I grew up thinking this was the castle.)

This isn't a castle but actually Her Majesty's Prison in Leicester, England, UK. In Victorian times many prisons were built to look like castles, but to keep people in not out! Designed by William Parsons

The great building of the Grand Hotel in Leicester.

Leicester Mercure Leicester The Grand Hotel in United Kingdom, Europe

(Newarke bus station - now gone -just behind the Magazine gateway)

Newarke bus station - now gone - and Hawthorn building of DMU (then the Technical college.