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Dover Castle, Dover

Description: Dover Castle

Grade: I
Date Listed: 7 March 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 177823

OS Grid Reference: TR3247941938
OS Grid Coordinates: 632479, 141938
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1295, 1.3213

Location: Harold's Road, Dover CT16 1QP

Locality: Dover
Local Authority: Dover District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT16 1QP

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Listing Text

TR 3241 1/47
TR 34 SW 7/47
Norman keep C.1155 of ragstone ashlar blocks picked out flints with Caen stone dressings. Around the keep are ranges of C18 houses of 2 to 3 storeys ashlar with flint galleting. Round headed windows. Surrounding these ranges are 2 concentric rings of walls and towers dating from Mediaeval times. Beneath the castle are a whole series of subterranean passages dating from the C13 and improved for defence during the Napoleonic period. Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: TR3249141696

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Source: English Heritage

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