Dover Castle

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Photos of Dover's 12th Century Norman Castle, the Roman Pharos, and Saxon Church of St Mary-in-Castro. Dover Castle, one of the largest in England, has evolved over the millenia and has its (known) origins in an Iron Age hill fort. All photos in this folder were originally uploaded to the Panoramio "Images of Dover" website at: http://www.panoramio.com/user/250345

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Dover Castle at Sunrise, 6.47 am, Kent UK

Dover Castle at Sunrise, 6.47 am, 11th November 2020, Kent UK Remembrance Day and a reminder that people have been dying for England for centuries before the First World War. Photo taken from Barton Road on a permitted Coronavirus Covid19 lock down bike ride. #cycling #exercise #EHDoverCastle #English Heritage #WWI #WorldWar1 #WW1 #DoverCastle #Sunrise #Kent #UK #RemembranceDay #England #Coronavirus #Covid19 #lockdown #lockdown2 https://www.facebook.com/john.latter/posts/10158132687383823

The sea fog has flowed in from the English Channel to fill the River Dour valley. Photo taken from an elevated position below the Western Heights at 7.10 am on Thursday, November 5th 2020 - first day of the second coronavirus (covid-19) lockdown - during a bike ride. #dover #kent #england #uk #weather #lockdown #coronavirus #covid19 #exercise #cycling #dovercastle #EHdovercastle #castle #fog

Dover Castle floating on Fog, Kent, England, UK.

The sea fog has flowed in from the English Channel to fill the River Dour valley. Photo taken from an elevated position below the Western Heights at 7.10 am on Thursday, November 5th 2020 - first day of the second coronavirus (covid-19) lockdown - during a bike ride. #dover #kent #england #uk #weather #lockdown #coronavirus #covid19 #exercise #cycling #dovercastle #EHdovercastle #castle #fog

Dover Coronavirus Lockdown Blog UK: Unusual Design of Sergeant-Major's House, Dover Ca...

Unusual Design of Sergeant-Major's House, Dover Castle, Kent

The Sergeant-Major's House on the Knight's Road of Dover Castle is an English Heritage Holiday Cottage and a Listed Building. Its architecture is Georgian but with unusual features that suggest its design is a function of both exposed location and military utility.

Dover Coronavirus Lockdown Blog UK: Sergeant-Major's House Holiday Cottage, Dover Cast...

Sergeant-Major's House Holiday Cottage, Dover Castle, UK

The Georgian Sergeant-Major's House is an English Heritage Holiday Cottage and a Grade II Listed Building within the grounds of Dover Castle. The building is located on Knight's Road on the Western Outer Curtain Wall. Former home of Garrison Battery Sergeant Majors and Custodian of the Castle. Dover Castle is a Grade I Listed Building and an Ancient Monument.

Dover Coronavirus Lockdown Blog UK: Peverell's Tower Holiday Cottage, Dover Castle, En...

Peverell's Tower Holiday Cottage, Dover Castle, England, UK

Peverell's Tower "Holiday Cottage" in Dover Castle, Kent, UK. Built during the reigns of King John and King Henry III, Round Tower added circa 1300 AD. Located on the Western Outer Curtain Wall with Knight's Road to the south and West Norman Road to the north. Lies between Queen Mary's Tower and Gatton's Tower. Owned by English Heritage, the castle is a Grade I Listed Building and Ancient Monument.

Dover Coronavirus Lockdown Blog UK: Panorama of the White Cliffs below Dover Castle, K...

Panorama of the White Cliffs below Dover Castle, Kent, UK

Panorama of the White Cliffs of Dover between the town and Broadlees Bottom. Cliff-top marks boundary of Dover Castle and earlier Iron Age Hill Fort. 8 East Cliff is former home of Charles Lightoller who survived the RMS Titanic's collision with an iceberg in 1912 (North Atlantic). Admiralty Lookout and Port War Signal Station and Casemates Balcony.

Dover Coronavirus Lockdown Blog UK: Constable's Gate and Queen Mary's Tower, Dover Cas...

Constable's Gate and Queen Mary's Tower, Dover Castle, UK

Constable's Tower built by John de Fiennes under William the Conqueror. Converted to Constable's Gate (Newgate) by Hubert de Burgh after 1216 Seige of Dover Castle. Home of Deputy Constable of Dover Castle. Modernized in 1882. Queen Mary's Tower, formerly Port, Porth, Gostling, and Laswell's Tower. English Heritage owner. An Ancient Monument.

Dover Coronavirus Lockdown Blog UK: Unusual view of Saxon Church and Roman Pharos, Dov...

Unusual view of Saxon Church, Roman Pharos in Dover Castle, UK

Dover Castle's Roman Pharos lighthouse built 46 AD during reign of Emperor Claudius while Aulus Plautius was governor. Twin pharos is Bredenstone on the Western Heights. Once belfry to Saxon St Mary-in-Castro church, also called King Lucius Church. Victorian restorations of church by Gilbert Scott then William Butterfield. Garrison School. Officers New Barracks or Officers Mess. Fire Beacon, English Channel.

Dover Coronavirus Lockdown Blog UK: Dover Castle from the East, Dover, Kent, UK

Dover Castle from the East, Dover, Kent, UK

Keep, Inner Bailey and Outer Curtain Wall, Including Avranches Tower (for crossbows) in the center with the round, squat St John's Tower at far right: Photo taken on a bike ride from Dover to St Margaret's-at-Cliffe. Ancient monument built 1180s by Maurice the Engineer for King Henry II. 12th Century Norman architecture. Site formerly had Roman and Saxon fortifications; Outer Curtain Wall built on outline of Iron Age Hill Fort. View from edge of White Cliffs of Dover above Eastern Docks. The…

Dover Town and Castle in Winter from the Western Heights, Kent, England, UK. Snow, December 2009. Terrace of houses above terminator (shadow line) are Victoria Park. Ruins of Old St James the Apostle Church, now World War II memorial, near bottom-right. Skyline: C1 Roman Pharos, C10 Saxon St Mary-in-Castro church, Henry II's Keep (Great Tower) of C12 Norman castle. Masts on left are Second World War Chain Home Radar station, Swingate. Urban Panorama. See…

Also known as the Long Gun. Built in Holland (Utrecht, I think). Now housed in the former NAAFI building near Canons Gate entrance to Dover Castle, Kent, England, UK. Ancient Monument and a Listed Building. Owned by English Heritage.

Queen Elizabeth's Pocket Pistol, Dover Castle, UK

Also known as the Long Gun. Built in Holland (Utrecht, I think). Now housed in the former NAAFI building near Canons Gate entrance to Dover Castle, Kent, England, UK. Ancient Monument and a Listed Building. Owned by English Heritage.

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King’s Gate Barbican and Stone Bridge, Dover Castle, Kent, England, UK. North Barbican (top right) is outwork to Inner Curtain Wall King's Gate entrance into Keep Yard. Barbican causeway ends in keyhole-shaped pier (left) above a tunnel going under Spur Battery Casemates (in shadow) and Norfolk Towers (skyline) to St John's Tower and Ravelin. Norman Listed Building, English Heritage, Scheduled Ancient Monument. Medieval History, Travel, and Tourism. See…

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The King’s Gate Barbican Drawbridge, Dover Castle, Kent, England, UK. The North (Northern) Barbican has no portcullis. Outwork in front of the Inner Curtain Wall. Gateway arch offset to the King's Gate entry into the Keep Yard. View from stone bridge (causeway) that ends in pier over tunnel leading to St John's Tower and Spur earthwork. Norman Listed Building, English Heritage, and Scheduled Ancient Monument. Medieval History, Travel, and Tourism. See: http://www.panoramio.com/photo/87928562

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The King’s Gate Barbican Causeway, Dover Castle, Kent, England, United Kingdom. Behind the North Barbican on the right are the flat-topped King's Gate flanking towers. Inner Curtain Wall gateway opens into Keep Yard and Henry II's Great Tower (with flag). View from pier at end of stone bridge above tunnel to St John's Tower and the Ravelin. Norman Listed Building, English Heritage, and Scheduled Ancient Monument. Medieval History, Travel, and Tourism. See…

The Twin Towers of King’s Gate, Inner Curtain Wall, Dover Castle, Kent, England, UK. Northern entrance into Inner Bailey, or Keep Yard, with part of the Keep ("Great Tower") visible near top-left. Gateway arch: vaulted passage with drawbridge and portcullis, flanked by 2 of inner wall's 14 towers. View from North, or King's Gate Barbican. Norman Listed Building, English Heritage, and Scheduled Ancient Monument. Medieval History, Travel, and Tourism.

Twin Towers of King’s Gate, Inner Curtain Wall, Dover Castle, Kent, England, UK

The Twin Towers of King’s Gate, Inner Curtain Wall, Dover Castle, Kent, England, UK. Northern entrance into Inner Bailey, or Keep Yard, with part of the Keep ("Great Tower") visible near top-left. Gateway arch: vaulted passage with drawbridge and portcullis, flanked by 2 of inner wall's 14 towers. View from North, or King's Gate Barbican. Norman Listed Building, English Heritage, and Scheduled Ancient Monument. Medieval History, Travel, and Tourism.

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Victorian Colour Photo of Dover Castle from Connaught Park, Kent, England, United Kingdom. Derived from a United States Library of Congress photomechanical print dated ca. 1890-1900. Henry II's Keep (Great Tower) above Inner Bailey and King's Gate. Constable's Gate and Western Outer Curtain Wall. Park opened by Duchess of Connaught 1883. English Heritage Listed Building and Scheduled Ancient Monument. Medieval History, Travel, Tourism, and Vacation. See…