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Queen Elizabeths Pocket Pistol

A Grade II Listed Building in Dover, Kent

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1258542

English Heritage Legacy ID: 177827

Location: Dover, Dover, Kent, CT16

County: Kent

District: Dover

Civil Parish: Dover

Built-Up Area: Dover

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

685 DOVER CASTLE

"Queen Elizabeth's Pocket Pistol"
TR 3241 1/95

II

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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