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    Medieval Trebuchet in Dover Castle Keep Yard, Kent, England, UK. Keith Ashley-Thomas (English Heritage tour guide) and siege engine in front of King's Gate (Inner Curtain Wall) in 2009. First Great Siege of Dover Castle was in 1216 when Prince Louis of France (later Louis VIII) sided in First Barons' War against King John. Catapult was used in 1217 when siege resumed. Listed Building and Scheduled Ancient Monument. Norman History, Travel and Tourism. See:

    Medieval Trebuchet near Godsfoe Tower, the Devil's Tower, in Dover Castle, Kent, England, UK. Catapult siege engine moved here from Keep Yard in 2010. Godsfoe Tower and steps to Crevecouer Tower on left; Napoleonic Wars Spur Casemates behind; Stables right. Trebuchet used in French Siege of Dover Castle, AD 1216-1217 (First Barons War). Listed Building, English Heritage site, and Scheduled Ancient Monument. Norman and Medieval History. More information at

    The King’s Gate, Inner Curtain Wall, Dover Castle, Kent, England, UK. Northern entrance into the Inner Bailey, or Keep Yard, with the base of the Keep ("Great Tower") visible through the gateway arch. Vaulted passage with drawbridge and portcullis and flanked by 2 of the inner wall's 14 towers. Photo taken from the King's Gate Barbican. Norman Listed Building, English Heritage, and Scheduled Ancient Monument. Medieval History, Travel, and Tourism. See:

    Clock Tower, Prince of Wales Pier, Dover Marina, Western Docks, Kent, UK

    Rare view of the Georgian Sergeant Major’s House, Dover Castle, Kent, England, UK. Garrison Battery Sergeant Major's House, then Custodian of the Castle, now English Heritage Holiday Cottage. Located on Knight's Road. Behind on the Western Outer Curtain Wall is Peverell's Gateway (Tower, or Gate), also a Holiday Cottage. Queen Mary's Tower near top-right. Listed Building, English Heritage, and Scheduled Ancient Monument. History. Travel and Tourism. See:

    Medieval Colton Gate or Tower, Harold Earthwork, Dover Castle, Kent, England. A Norman tower built on a Saxon or even earlier base.

    View from Palace Gate drawbridge, Dover Castle, Kent, England, United Kingdom. On Harold's Earthwork: Saxon St Mary-in-Castro, King Lucius of Britain Church (restored by Victorians) and AD 46 Roman Pharos, a lighthouse and watchtower built under Emperor Claudius when Aulus Plautius was governor. Nearest the arch: Victorian Garrison School. Listed Building, English Heritage site, and Scheduled Ancient Monument. Medieval History. Travel, and Tourism. See:

    Dover Castle at Sunset from the Prince of Wales Pier, Kent, England, UK. Zoom photo of 1450 yards to edge of White Cliffs of Dover, 1850 yards to Constable's Gateway (far left). View of Keep (Great Tower), Inner Curtain Wall (Palace Gate), Outer Curtain Wall (Peverell's Gateway), and Victorian Regimental Institute (Naafi Restaurant: far right). Listed Building, English Heritage, and Scheduled Ancient Monument. History, Travel, Tourism, and Vacation. See:

    South Wing of Constable's Gateway, the Stately Home of Dover Castle, Kent, England, UK. Located on the Western Outer Curtain Wall and also called Constable's Gate, Constable's Tower. Built by John de Fiennes, rebuilt by Hubert de Burgh. British Army flag, living quarters of Deputy Constable of Dover Castle. Renovated Victorian era. Listed Building and English Heritage site, also Scheduled Ancient Monument. Architecture, Medieval History. More at

    Masada siege engine.

    Ancient Rome Military History | ancient roman siege weapons: hebrustan

    English Siege Tower - Siege Engine - Middle Ages

    Urquhart Castle-siege engine, Scotland

    Town Hall and Prince Albert Pub from Priory Road, Dover, Kent, England, UK. Below the clock on the Town Hall is an inverted v-shaped structure beneath which is First World War "Zeebrugge Bell" (memorial). Prince Albert public house named after Queen Victoria's husband. On the right is the forecourt to the medieval St Edmund's Chapel. Nearby: Biggin Street, Norman Street, Dover Sea Angling Social Club. Urban Dover History, Travel, and Tourism photo. See:

    The Gate House of Victoria Park, Castle Hill Road, Dover, Kent, UK. The gatehouse is situated on the west side of Victoria Park at the junction with Castle Hill Road. The terrace of large houses, on the east side only, was built in 1864 and named after Queen Victoria. Senior Dover Castle Garrison Army Officers used to rent homes there. Listed Building. Architecture and British Army History. More information at

    Reconstruction of a Roman siege engine at the Masada.

    Trebuchet - Counterpoint Siege Engine

    Canterbury Cathedral UK, dates back to 597AD


    Colton's Gate at Dover Castle, Kent, England. Note the cannonball holes.

    Castell Dolbadarn was built by the Welsh prince Llywelyn the Great during the early 13th century, at the base of the Llanberis Pass, in North Wales.