World War I guardrooms at Pendennis Castle, Falmouth, Cornwall

World War I guardrooms at Pendennis Castle, Falmouth, Cornwall
Photograph taken June 1997 © Copyright Historic England Archive Photo Library ref: k970679

The reconstructed guardrooms show how it might have looked during World War I. Construction of Pendennis Castle began in 1540 as part of Henry VIII's defence of the south coast and was still used by the military until after World War II. This site is now in the care of English Heritage (2010). Find out more. Take advantage of our free entry for Learning Groups.

Location

Cornwall Falmouth

Period

World War One (1914 - 1919)

Tags

guard room interior reconstruction military war world two world war one (1914 - 1919) english heritage one first ww1 wwi