We have often looked up at the architectural details above eye level.
Today our first stop was for coffee in the old grammar school, now a restaurant near High Cross Shopping Centre. Nearby is a plaque showing where the original High Cross stood.
|So that's why it's called High Cross . . .|
|. . .not just because Mr Wetherspoon has a pub there.|
On the way we passed Mr Wyggeston or Wigston's house.
and his hospital and boys' school - not usually behind bars, I think.
William Wyggeston set this up in 1513. It housed 12 poor men and 12 poor women; the hospital moved to Hinckley Road in 1869.
I shall post about our visit to the Richard III exhibition, and the cathedral and guildhall later.