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Dover Castle

A Grade I Listed Building in Dover, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1296 / 51°7'46"N

Longitude: 1.3213 / 1°19'16"E

OS Eastings: 632480

OS Northings: 141948

OS Grid: TR324419

Mapcode National: GBR X2Z.4VY

Mapcode Global: VHLHB.VVDX

Plus Code: 9F3348HC+RG

Entry Name: Dover Castle

Listing Date: 7 March 1974

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1070326

English Heritage Legacy ID: 177823

Location: Dover, Kent, CT16

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Dover

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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TR 3241 1/47
TR 34 SW 7/47


Norman keep C.1155 of ragstone ashlar blocks picked out flints with Caen stone dressings. Around the keep are ranges of C18 houses of 2 to 3 storeys ashlar with flint galleting. Round headed windows. Surrounding these ranges are 2 concentric rings of walls and towers dating from Mediaeval times. Beneath the castle are a whole series of subterranean passages dating from the C13 and improved for defence during the Napoleonic period. Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: TR3248041948

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