Dover Castle at Sunset from the Prince of Wales Pier, Kent, England, UK

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Dover Harbour zoom photo of 1450 yards to edge of White Cliffs of Dover, 1850 yards to Constable's Gateway at far left. View of the Keep (Great Tower), Inner Curtain Wall (Palace Gate), Outer Curtain Wall (Peverell's Gateway), and Victorian Regimental Institute (Naafi Restaurant) at centre-right. A Listed Building, English Heritage site, and Scheduled Ancient Monument. History, Travel, Tourism, and Vacation. Sundown and Dusk.

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John Latter on February 14, 2013

Dover Castle is a Grade I Listed Building (1).

The following is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under the terms of the Click-Use Licence (PSI licence number C2010002016):

Building Details:

Building Name: DOVER CASTLE

Parish: DOVER

District: DOVER

County: KENT



LBS Number: 177823

Grade: I

Date Listed: 07/03/1974

Date Delisted:

NGR: TR3249141696

Listing Text:


TR 3241 1/47

TR 34 SW 7/47



Norman keep C.1155 of rag-stone ashlar blooks picked out flints with Caen stone dressings. Around the keep are ranges of C18 (=18th Century) houses of 2 to 3 storeys ashlar with a 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 (13th Century) and improved for defence during the Napoleonic period. Ancient Monument.(Abridged).

Listing NGR: TR3249141696

Source: English Heritage.

(1) Grade I: buildings "of exceptional interest, sometimes considered to be internationally important"

Filip Jurovatý on March 8, 2013

nice view.

Like. Greetings from Slovakia.

John Latter on March 9, 2013

filip.jurovaty, on 8th March 2013, said:

nice view.

Like. Greetings from Slovakia.

Thank you, Filip - and Greetings from Dover, England!

Dimitrios Makris on March 15, 2013


John Latter on March 15, 2013

morfeasss, on 15 March 2013, said:


Thank you, morfeasss - Greetings from Dover, England!

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  • Uploaded on February 14, 2013
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    by John Latter
    • Camera: PENTAX Corporation PENTAX K100D
    • Taken on 2010/05/12 19:27:23
    • Exposure: 0.010s (1/100)
    • Focal Length: 200.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/6.300
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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