The Barbican, High Street, Sandwich, Kent

The Barbican, High Street, Sandwich, Kent
Photograph taken July 2007 © Copyright Historic England Archive ref: dp043972

The 16th-century bastion, with its chequered work, was part of the town defences and guarded the bridge over the River Stour, a reminder of a time when Sandwich was a major port.

Location

Kent Sandwich

Period

Tudor (1485 - 1602)

Tags

gate gateway town defence Tudor (1485 - 1602)