DOVER CASTLE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1070326
Date first listed:
07-Mar-1974
Statutory Address:
DOVER CASTLE

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Location

Statutory Address:
DOVER CASTLE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Kent
District:
Dover (District Authority)
Parish:
Dover
National Grid Reference:
TR3248041948

Details

1050 TR 3241 1/47 TR 34 SW 7/47

DOVER CASTLE

I Norman keep C.1155 of ragstone ashlar blocks picked out flints with Caen stone dressings. Around the keep are ranges of C18 houses of 2 to 3 storeys ashlar with 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 and improved for defence during the Napoleonic period. Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: TR3248041948

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
177823
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 29 Apr 2005
Reference: IOE01/12172/09
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Steve Dallison. Source Historic England Archive
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