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Dover Castle (Keep Yard)

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51°07'47"01°19'14" show decimal

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Dover Castle (Keep Yard)
Dover, Kent, CT16 1HU

The Keep Yard was the hub of castle life in medieval times, with tradesmen and merchants plying wares to the comings and goings of monarchs! The Inner Bailey walls were constructed to protect the Keep during the 1180s.

How to get here:

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Walk: Admissions Centre - Follow the path to the west around the church, passing through Colton's Gateway and toward the keep. Follow the path up to the keep (Palace Gateway) and walk through to the end of the Keep Yard. through King's Gate. +

 

Access: AdmissionStatus: recognisableKing's Gateway

Photo

Photograph taken: 2nd July 2006 by Chuck Foster

The Mind of Evil (2)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 27 Oct 1970
The Doctor is captured at the prison.

 

Photo

Photograph taken: 2nd July 2006 by Chuck Foster

The Mind of Evil (3)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 27 Oct 1970
The inmates listen to the Master's speech.

The Mind of Evil (5)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 31 Oct 1970
The Brigadier signals for his troops to move in.

 

 

Access: AdmissionStatus: recognisableThe Keep

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Photograph taken: 2nd July 2006 by Chuck Foster

The Mind of Evil (3)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 27 Oct 1970
The Master addresses the inmates.

 

 

Access: AdmissionStatus: recognisableEducation Centre Corner

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Photograph taken: 2nd July 2006 by Chuck Foster

The Mind of Evil (2)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 31 Oct 1970
A convict shoots at the Brigadier ...

 

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Photograph taken: 2nd July 2006 by Chuck Foster

The Mind of Evil (3)
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Filmed: 31 Oct 1970
... and the Brigadier shoots back!

 

Photo

Photograph taken: 2nd July 2006 by Chuck Foster

The Mind of Evil (3)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 31 Oct 1970
A shot convict falls down some stairs.

 

Photo

Photograph taken: 2nd July 2006 by Chuck Foster

The Mind of Evil (3)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 31 Oct 1970
Another convict shot as UNIT troops move in.

 

 

Access: PrivateStatus: recognisableInner Bailey Roof

Photo

Photograph taken: 2nd July 2006 by Chuck Foster

The Mind of Evil (5)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 31 Oct 1970
A convict falls off the roof.

The Mind of Evil (5)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 31 Oct 1970
An inmate is shot trying to escape.

 

Additional Notes:

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The roof of the Inner Bailey isn't open to the public, so the photo was taken from the top of the Keep.

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The shot of the escaping convict on the steps is taken from the white rooftop seen in the photo, looking down to the archway. Not much of an escape route!

Where to walk to next?

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Dover Castle (King's Gateway) (The Mind of Evil). No route recorded to this location.

Further links about the location:

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English Heritage - Details on the Castle property.

Related Stories

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The Mind of Evil [26-28,31 Oct 1970]

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