TR2035 : Sandgate, Castle Road

near to Sandgate, Kent, Great Britain

Sandgate, Castle Road
Sandgate, Castle Road
Folkestone, Sandgate, Castle Road, Sandgate Castle.
Sandgate Castle is a coastal castle and was originally built as an artillery castle in 1539-1540 by Henry VIII of England as part of his chain of coastal defences in response to the threat of invasion. As these forts were devised by Henry VIII, they are known as Device Forts. It was built to defend a vulnerable stretch of coastline and due to its proximity to the French coast the site has been constantly defended and refortified.
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Thursday, 21 July, 2011   (more nearby)
Sunday, 4 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 2068 3520 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:4.4206N 1:8.9284E
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 2068 3521
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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