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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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…
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.
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.