Barbican, High Street, Sandwich, Kent

Barbican, High Street, Sandwich, Kent
Photograph taken 1860 - 1922 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: CC56/00758

The 16th-century bastion, with its chequered work, was part of the town defences and guarded the bridge over the River Stour. The weatherboarded building to the left has since been demolished. The Admiral Owen's Public House is visible through the gateway.

Location

Kent Sandwich

Period

Medieval (Middle Ages) (1066 - 1484)

Tags

gate gateway town defence victorian people Medieval (1066 - 1484)