May 15th, 2017

A day trip to the largest castle in England, Dover Castle and a walk around St. Margaret's Bay

View overlooking the Port of Dover from Dover Castle
The Casemate tunnels were the HQ for the Dover Naval Command which oversaw operation Dynamo, the evacuation of Dunkirk
We take a tour of the underground wartime
tunnels at Dover Castle
There are over three miles of tunnels beneath Dover Castle. The Annex tunnels were dug in 1941 and used as an underground hospital.
WW2 anti-aircraft gun,
Dover Castle
3-inch anti-aircraft gun,
Dover Castle
25-Pounder Field Guns,
Dover Castle

Military uniform, 1939
Dover Castle
Military uniform, 1915
Dover Castle
Military uniform, 1890
Dover Castle
Military uniform, 1818
Dover Castle
Military uniform, 1806
Dover Castle
Gillian taps out a bit of Morse Code in the Admiralty Lookout Station, Dover Castle
Think I'll stick with the cell phone. Lookout Station, Dover Castle
The Lookout
Admiralty Lookout Station, Dover Castle
Looking along the white cliffs of Dover from Dover Castle
The view overlooking the port of Dover
from Dover Castle
Looking down on Dover beachfront from Dover Castle
Colton's Gate, located on the west side of the church, was the lodgings of the chaplain.
Hurst's Tower is a 13th century tower
located on the Western Outer Curtain
Wall of Dover Castle
St. Mary in Castro, Dover Castle
and the Roman Lighthouse
The high altar,
St. Mary in Castro,
Dover Castle
Information tablet St. Mary in Castro, Dover Castle
The Nave
St. Mary in Castro,
Dover Castle
Stained glass
St. Mary's,
Dover Castle
Painted Reredos
St. Mary in Castro, Dover Castle
Stained glass
St. Mary's,
Dover Castle

Buildings in the Inner Bailey of Dover Castle
Gillian on the drawbridge at the Palace Gate, Dover Castle
Looking down on the church and lighthouse
Dover Castle
Cannon in the Bell Battery,
Dover Castle

The Palace Gate and Great Tower,
Dover Castle
Officers New Barracks,
Dover Castle
The Keep Built for Henry II
1181-1188
, Dover Castle
Inner Bailey and keep, Dover Castle.
The King's gateway is to the left, decorated with four kite shields.
The Inner Bailey wall and King's Barbican with Norfolk Towers and the brick Redan in the distance.
View of the Inner Bailey wall and Keep.
Dover Castle.
Gillian at Dover Castle.
The Officers' new barracks at Dover Castle were designed by Anthony Salvin and constructed in the 1850's.
Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment and Queen's Regiment Museum, Dover Castle
British campaign medal 1939-1945
Regiment Museum, Dover Castle
Regimental flags, Regiment Museum,
Dover Castle

In August 2009 The interior of the Great Tower at Dover Castle was restored at a cost of £2.5million.
This 180-foot long wall hanging depicting the Norman Conquest, was inspired by the Bayeux Tapestry
The king's chamber.
Great Tower.
Dover Castle
The Throne Room.
Great Tower.
Dover Castle
The king's hall.
Great Tower.
Dover Castle
A Medieval Backgammon set.
Dover Castle
Another section of the 180-foot long wall hanging in the Great Tower at Dover Castle
Privy Kitchen.
Great Tower.
Dover Castle
Privy Kitchen.
Great Tower.
Dover Castle
Privy Kitchen.
Great Tower.
Dover Castle
Another section of the 180-foot long wall hanging in the Great Tower at Dover Castle
Privy Kitchen.
Great Tower.
Dover Castle
Privy Kitchen.
Great Tower.
Dover Castle
Privy Kitchen.
Great Tower.
Dover Castle
Another section of the 180-foot long wall hanging in the Great Tower at Dover Castle
Gillian takes the stairs.
Are we there yet?
Dover Castle.
Long passage ways created in 1188 run through the walls of Dover Castle
Three miles of passage ways run beneath
Dover castle

Medieval Helmet.
Great Tower.
Dover Castle
Medieval Display.
Great Tower.
Dover Castle
Medieval Helmets.
Great Tower.
Dover Castle

View over Dover from the top of the keep
Dover Castle
View over Dover from the top of the keep
Dover Castle
Peverell's Gate, early 13th century.
Dover Castle
Avranches Tower, late 12th century.
Dover Castle
Fitzwilliam Gate, 1227
Dover Castle

Crevecoeur's Tower, early 13th century.
Dover Castle
Godfoe's tower,13th century
Dover Castle

The Bridgeway between St. John’s tunnel
and the Spur houses cannons that were
used to defend the moat.
View of the Inner Bailey wall and Keep.
Dover Castle.
Peverell’s Gateway, Dover Castle
The Outer Curtain Wall, Dover Castle
Constables Gate, Dover Castle
Medieval Trebuchet
Dover Castle
Take the brake off !
Church Micro 1614...
St Margaret's At Cliffe
St. Margret of Antioch's Saxon doorway.
Early Norman architecture with Saxon foundations
St Margaret's Bay to the right
A smugglers cave, arrr!
St Margaret's Bay, Kent
St Margaret's Bay to the left

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