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The En Bec Twin Towers of Fitzwilliam Gate, Dover Castle, Kent, England, UK

Gateway, a postern (secondary) entrance, built 1220's by Hubert de Burgh after Louis VIII's 1216 Great Siege of Dover Castle. Beaked shape strengthens base of flanking towers against mining. Also a BBC TV "Doctor Who" set location. Forbidden Zone view from Counterscarp (outer moat embankment). Norman Listed Building, English Heritage site, and Scheduled Ancient Monument. Medieval History, Travel, Tourism, and Vacation.

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Dover UK

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  • Uploaded on March 15, 2013
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    by John Latter
    • Camera: PENTAX Corporation PENTAX K100D
    • Taken on 2011/05/31 06:28:58
    • Exposure: 0.004s (1/250)
    • Focal Length: 40.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/8.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash