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Western Heights, Dover. A huge fortification begun during the Napoleonic Wars and completed in the 1860s, designed to protect Dover from French invasion. Only the moat can be visited.

Western Heights, Dover. A huge fortification begun during the Napoleonic Wars and completed in the 1860s, designed to protect Dover from French invasion. Only the moat can be visited.

Queen Elizabeth’s Pocket Pistol, the Long Gun of Dover Castle, Kent, England, UK. 24-foot basilisk (bronze cannon) built 1544 by Jan Tolhuys (Utrecht, Netherlands). 4.75 inch calibre. Presented to Henry VIII by Maximilian of Egmont. 1827 carriage made from French guns captured Waterloo 1815. Once called Queen Anne's Pocket Pistol. Housed in Regimental Institute (now Naafi Restaurant). Listed Building, English Heritage site. Artillery and History. See: http://www.panoramio.com/photo/54982085

Queen Elizabeth’s Pocket Pistol, the Long Gun of Dover Castle, Kent, England, UK. 24-foot basilisk (bronze cannon) built 1544 by Jan Tolhuys (Utrecht, Netherlands). 4.75 inch calibre. Presented to Henry VIII by Maximilian of Egmont. 1827 carriage made from French guns captured Waterloo 1815. Once called Queen Anne's Pocket Pistol. Housed in Regimental Institute (now Naafi Restaurant). Listed Building, English Heritage site. Artillery and History. See: http://www.panoramio.com/photo/54982085

Rare view of the Fitzwilliam Gate Stepped Causeway, Dover Castle, Kent, England, UK

Rare view of the Fitzwilliam Gate Stepped Causeway, Dover Castle, Kent, England, UK

Ornamental Lake of Connaught Park, Dover, Kent, England, UK. On the left is the commemorative tree planted by the Duchess of Connaught Saturday, 14th July, 1883. E.F. Astley (Mayor 1858) donated drinking fountain right of centre. Victorian water feature in the pond. Park has tennis courts, children's play area, picnic area, aviary, flower beds, terrraced lawns, open grass slopes. Dover Nature, Wildlife, Parks and Gardens, Recreation and Sports photo. See…

Ornamental Lake of Connaught Park, Dover, Kent, England, UK. On the left is the commemorative tree planted by the Duchess of Connaught Saturday, 14th July, 1883. E.F. Astley (Mayor 1858) donated drinking fountain right of centre. Victorian water feature in the pond. Park has tennis courts, children's play area, picnic area, aviary, flower beds, terrraced lawns, open grass slopes. Dover Nature, Wildlife, Parks and Gardens, Recreation and Sports photo. See…

At the top of Adrian Street is Adrian Row, a sunny spot open to the free air that blows over the Western Heights, and here Mr. A. White has built, on the sites of some old cottages 'The Albany Flats,' being a good class of artizans' dwellings.  Facing these are the Sixty-four steps, leading up to the Drop Redoubt, from which one of the best views of Dover may be obtained (demolished early 1900's)

At the top of Adrian Street is Adrian Row, a sunny spot open to the free air that blows over the Western Heights, and here Mr. A. White has built, on the sites of some old cottages 'The Albany Flats,' being a good class of artizans' dwellings. Facing these are the Sixty-four steps, leading up to the Drop Redoubt, from which one of the best views of Dover may be obtained (demolished early 1900's)

The Second World War Dragon’s Teeth of Dover Seafront at Sunrise, Kent, England, UK. These anti-tank obstacles (German: Drachenzähne) stretch along the pebble beach below the seawall of Dover Harbour. Square-pyramidal fortifications of reinforced concrete first used during World War II. Above the beach: Gateway Flats and Premier Inn hotel of Marine Parade. Skyline: Officers New Barracks, Keep, and Colton Gate of Dover Castle. History, Travel, Tourism. See…

The Second World War Dragon’s Teeth of Dover Seafront at Sunrise, Kent, England, UK. These anti-tank obstacles (German: Drachenzähne) stretch along the pebble beach below the seawall of Dover Harbour. Square-pyramidal fortifications of reinforced concrete first used during World War II. Above the beach: Gateway Flats and Premier Inn hotel of Marine Parade. Skyline: Officers New Barracks, Keep, and Colton Gate of Dover Castle. History, Travel, Tourism. See…

Dover Castle: The battlements are said to be haunted by the headless ghost of a drummer boy who was murdered during an errand involving a large sum of money. It is believed the boy was decapitated by his assailants. Within the stone walls of the old keep, the apparition of a woman in a red dress has been seen, as well as a cavalier. In the ‘secret’ underground tunnels, the ghosts of World War II soldiers have been seen and felt, going about their daily duties.

Dover Castle: The battlements are said to be haunted by the headless ghost of a drummer boy who was murdered during an errand involving a large sum of money. It is believed the boy was decapitated by his assailants. Within the stone walls of the old keep, the apparition of a woman in a red dress has been seen, as well as a cavalier. In the ‘secret’ underground tunnels, the ghosts of World War II soldiers have been seen and felt, going about their daily duties.

Rare view of Dover Grammar School for Boys from Dover Castle, Kent, England, UK. Ex-Dover County School founded 1905 by headmaster Fred Whitehouse as mixed-sex with premises in Ladywell and Frith Road. Astor Avenue building opened by Duke of York (future King George VI) in 1931. Used by Royal Navy in World War II as a station for WRNS (Wrens). 2500-yard zoom shot from the castle's Saluting Platform. Urban Architecture, Education, History, and Travel. See…

Rare view of Dover Grammar School for Boys from Dover Castle, Kent, England, UK. Ex-Dover County School founded 1905 by headmaster Fred Whitehouse as mixed-sex with premises in Ladywell and Frith Road. Astor Avenue building opened by Duke of York (future King George VI) in 1931. Used by Royal Navy in World War II as a station for WRNS (Wrens). 2500-yard zoom shot from the castle's Saluting Platform. Urban Architecture, Education, History, and Travel. See…

Bleriot landing site behind Dover Castle.

Bleriot landing site behind Dover Castle.

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