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Latitude: 51.1274 / 51°7'38"N
Longitude: 1.3218 / 1°19'18"E
OS Eastings: 632527
OS Northings: 141710
OS Grid: TR325417
Mapcode National: GBR X2Z.C09
Mapcode Global: VHLHB.VXNL
Entry Name: Queen Elizabeths Pocket Pistol
Listing Date: 7 March 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1258542
English Heritage Legacy ID: 177827
Location: Dover, Dover, Kent, CT16
Civil Parish: Dover
Built-Up Area: Dover
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
685 DOVER CASTLE
"Queen Elizabeth's Pocket Pistol"
TR 3241 1/95
A C16 Flemish cannon set on a C19 gun carriage and embedded in a plinth of paving stones. The gun is of bronze having the most elaborate and o~amental Renaissarce motifs. The gun carriage was constructed by the Duke of Wellington in 1821 and has the Royal Arms and shell, dolphin and Tudor rose motifs. The wheels have spokes in the form of fasoes with fleurs de lye inside the rim and lions headi decorating the axles.
Listing NGR: TR3256141652
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