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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 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

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

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: http://www.panoramio.com/photo/87528085

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: http://www.panoramio.com/photo/87528085

The King’s Gate Barbican Drawbridge, Dover Castle, Kent, England, UK. The North…

The King’s Gate Barbican Drawbridge, Dover Castle, Kent, England, UK.

Palace Gate, Inner Curtain Wall, Dover Castle, Kent, England, UK. The Gate (with portcullis and drawbridge) opens into the Keep Yard opposite the Keep's Flag Tower; entry to the Keep itself is below the non-flag tower: this creates a killing zone within the Inner Bailey. Gateway also termed "Duke of Suffolk's Tower". Listed Building, English Heritage site, and Scheduled Ancient Monument. Norman and Medieval History, Travel, Tourism, and Vacation. See: http://www.panoramio.com/photo/86979078

Palace Gate, Inner Curtain Wall, Dover Castle, Kent, England, UK. The Gate (with portcullis and drawbridge) opens into the Keep Yard opposite the Keep's Flag Tower; entry to the Keep itself is below the non-flag tower: this creates a killing zone within the Inner Bailey. Gateway also termed "Duke of Suffolk's Tower". Listed Building, English Heritage site, and Scheduled Ancient Monument. Norman and Medieval History, Travel, Tourism, and Vacation. See: http://www.panoramio.com/photo/86979078

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

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

Georgian Sergeant Major's House at Dover Castle

Photo of The Georgian Sergeant Major's House, a Dover Castle Holiday Cottage, Kent, 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. 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. See…

The Keep, Palace Gate, and Inner Curtain Wall of Dover Castle, Kent, England, UK. Henry II's 12th Century Great Tower is 83 ft high and has walls 12 ft thick. Inner Curtain Wall (Inner Bailey) has 10 towers and 4 more on the 2 gateways (with drawbridges) into the Keep Yard. Palace Gateway is on the left, other entrance is King's Gate. Listed Building, English Heritage site, and Scheduled Ancient Monument. Norman Medieval History, Travel and Tourism. See…

Photo of The Keep, Palace Gate, and Inner Curtain Wall of Dover Castle, Kent, UK

Roman Pharos and Saxon church of St Mary-in-Castro, Harold’s Earthwork, Dover Castle, Kent, England, UK. Pharos lighthouse (watch-tower) built 46 AD by Emperor Claudius while Aulus Plautius governor of Britain. Ex-belfry to  pre-1020 AD St Mary-in-Castro King Lucius church (Victorian restorations: Sir George Gilbert Scott, William Butterfield). Listed Building, English Heritage site, Scheduled Ancient Monument. Medieval History. Travel and Tourism. See…

Photo of Roman Pharos and Saxon church of St Mary-in-Castro, Dover Castle, Kent, UK

Dover Castle from 1216 French Army Siege Positions, Kent, England, UK. Skyline: Saxon St Mary-in-Castro church, Roman Pharos, Victorian Garrison School, Bell Battery, Colton Gate; Forebuilding, Keep and Flag, Inner Bailey. Eastern Outer Curtain Wall: Avranches Tower, South Watchtower, North Watchtower, Fitzwilliam's Gate, Norfolk Towers. Listed Building, English Heritage site, Scheduled Ancient Monument. Norman Medieval History. Travel and Tourism. See…

Photo of Panorama of Dover Castle from French Army Siege Positions of Kent, UK

Field of Fire of Bell Battery at Sunrise, Dover Castle, Kent, England, UK. Skyline: Saxon St Mary-in-Castro Church, Roman Pharos, Victorian Garrison School, Norman Colton Gateway. Below school are v-shaped openings of artillery cannon positions. Bottom: Avranches Tower, South Watchtower, Eastern Outer Curtain Wall. Listed Building, English Heritage site, Scheduled Ancient Monument. Tourism and Travel. Medieval, Napoleonic Wars History. More information at…

Photo of The Bell Battery Field of Fire at Sunrise, Dover Castle, Kent, United Kingdom

Ruins of the Colton Gateway, Dover Castle, Kent. A Norman tower built on a Saxon base. Colton Gate, Colton Tower (alt. Coclico): entrance though which Romans and Saxons once entered their respective fortifications. Stands adjacent to Harold's Earthwork (Roman Pharos and Saxon church of St Mary-in-Castro). View: Mortimer Road. Listed Building, English Heritage site, and Scheduled Ancient Monument. Medieval History, Tourism and Travel. See: http://www.panoramio.com/photo/56763836

Photo of The Colton Gateway, ex-Roman and Saxon entrance to Dover Castle, Kent, UK