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Dover Castle (King's Gateway)

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51°07'48"01°19'14" show decimal

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Dover Castle (King's Gateway)
Dover, Kent, CT16 1HU

King's Gate was built in the 1180s as part of the Inner Bailey walls surrounding the keep. The gate has an outer barbican for additional defence, with it's gateway positioned away from the main gate to limit a rushing attack.

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 the Keep Yard to the far side and through King's Gate. +

 

Access: AdmissionStatus: recognisableBarbican

Photo

Photograph taken: 2nd July 2006 by Chuck Foster

The Mind of Evil (5)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 27 Oct 1970
Benton's team arrive at the prison and prepare to climb the walls.

 

Photo

Photograph taken: 2nd July 2006 by Chuck Foster

The Mind of Evil (5)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 27 Oct 1970
Benton's team arrive at the prison and prepare to climb the walls.

 

Photo

Photograph taken: 2nd July 2006 by Chuck Foster

The Mind of Evil (5)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 27 Oct 1970
Benton's team arrive at the prison and prepare to climb the walls.

 

Where to walk to next?

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Dover Castle (Stables) (The Mind of Evil). Head out of the barbican gate and along the bridge to the end; climb down the stairs and then follow the road anticlockwise around the keep, until you reach the stables.

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Dover Castle (Fitzwilliam Gateway) (The Mind of Evil). Head out of the barbican gate and along the bridge to the end; climb down the stairs and follow the road clockwise round the keep until you reach the Fitzwilliam Gateway.

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Dover Castle (Keep Yard) (The Mind of Evil). Walk through the King's Gateway into the Keep Yard.

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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