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Dover Castle, Kent - one of the best castles I have visited and so much history.....used through WWII for many different purposes......there are 4 miles of underground tunnels that were used as a hospital during WWII.....built on the White Cliffs of Dover

Dover Castle - one of the the key castles in medieval England because of its location. The castle is located on the narrowest part of the Ca...

Henry II's lavish 12th century court brought back to life at Dover Castle

Recreationg a 12th century castle interiour of Henry II. Painstaking: The scheme involved two years of research by English Heritage, and some 140 artists and craftsmen

Dover Castle - England - Kent - Medieval England - Medieval History - Medieval Castles - Middle Ages

The Grand Shaft, Dover, England UK - Built between 1806-09 the Grand Shaft is a unique triple staircase at Dover to assist troops. It was used by British troops as a shortcut from the top of the white cliffs of Dover at Dover Castle to the town defences below. The shaft is 140 feet deep and 26 feet in diameter. The three staircases built of Purbeck Limestone wind clockwise one above the other.

English Heritage gives Dover Castle a medieval makeover