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The Great Tower and Peverell Gateway of Dover Castle, Kent, England, UK. Below and to the left of Henry II's Keep is the Peverell Gate on the Western Outer Curtain Wall, a composite structure built by King John and Henry III. Hurst Tower is on the right (unseen between the two are Gatton Tower and Say Tower). View from Canons Gate Road. Listed Building, English Heritage site, and Scheduled Ancient Monument. Norman Medieval History, Travel and Tourism. See…

The Great Tower or Keep, Peverell Gateway, and Hurst Tower of Dover Castle, 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…

Photo of Rare view of the Georgian Sergeant Major's House, Dover Castle, Kent, UK

Sunrise from Fitzwilliam Gate to the Ravelin, Dover Castle, Kent, England, UK. Eastern Outer Curtain Wall Battlements: Stepped causeway and caponier from the gateway lead to tunnel under counterscarp (outer moat embankment). Below flank of Norfolk Towers is the round St John's Tower and caponier going to Ravelin (redan) on Spur earthwork. Norman Listed Building, English Heritage, and Scheduled Ancient Monument. Medieval History, Travel, and Tourism. See…

Photo of Sunrise from Fitzwilliam Gate to the Ravelin, Dover Castle, Kent, England, UK

Fulbert Tower and Debtors Prison at Night, Dover Castle, Kent, England, UK. This square tower lies between Rokesley's Tower and Hurst's Tower on the Western Outer Curtain Wall. Also known as Calderscot's Tower. Built by Fulbert de Lucy (alt. Fulbert de Lucie, Fulbert of Dover) whose family came over with William the Conqueror from Normandy in 1066. Listed Building and Scheduled Ancient Monument. Norman Medieval History, Travel, Tourism, and Vacation. See…

Photo of Medieval Fulbert Tower at Night and its Horrifying History, Dover Castle, Kent, UK

The En Bec Twin Towers of Fitzwilliam Gate, Dover Castle, Kent, England, UK. Gateway built 1220's by Hubert de Burgh after Louis VIII's 1216 Great Siege of Dover Castle. Beaked shape strengthens base of flanking towers against mining. Postern (secondary) entrance in the forbidden zone. Also a BBC TV "Doctor Who" set location. Norman Listed Building, English Heritage site, and Scheduled Ancient Monument. Medieval History, Travel, Tourism, and Vacation. See…

Photo of The En Bec Twin Towers of Fitzwilliam Gate, Dover Castle, Kent, England, UK

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…

Photo of King’s Gate Barbican Causeway, Dover Castle, Kent, England, United Kingdom

Avranches Tower and South Watchtower at Sunrise, Dover Castle, Kent, England, UK. Avranches Tower (left: 3 levels, 1 underground) has triple-loop embrasures (windows) for crossbow use. South Watchtower (right) has the same but with bars set into the centre one: perhaps a prison, or holding cells. Towers located on the Eastern Outer Curtain Wall. Listed Building, English Heritage site, and Scheduled Ancient Monument. Norman History, Travel and Tourism. See…

Photo of Avranches Tower and South Watchtower at Sunrise, Dover Castle, Kent, UK

Rare view of Peverell Gateway, Western Outer Curtain Wall, Dover Castle, Kent, England, UK. Built by King John and Henry III on Knight's Road. Also called Peverell's Gate, Peverell's Tower; and Marshal's, Beauchamp's, and Bell Tower. Drawbridge to south (in view). Georgian Sergeant Major's House bottom-left. Listed Building, English Heritage Holiday Cottage, and Scheduled Ancient Monument. Architecture, Norman Medieval History. Travel and Tourism. See: http://www.panoramio.com/photo/49045522

Rare view of Peverell Gateway, Western Outer Curtain Wall, Dover Castle, Kent…

Rare Panorama of Canons Gate Caponier, Western Outer Curtain Wall, Dover Castle, Kent, England, UK. The Canons Gate (Canons Gateway) Caponier, Drawbridge, and Bridge viewed from near the edge of the White Cliffs of Dover. Built 1797 by Colonel William Twiss RE (Royal Engineers) during Napoleonic Wars. Also: Tudor Bulwark and Rokesley Tower. Listed Building, English Heritage site, and Ancient Monument. British Army, Norman History, Travel and Tourism. See…

Photo of Rare Panorama of Canons Gate Caponier, Western Outer Curtain Wall, Dover Castle, Kent, UK

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