TQ7468 : Rochester Castle

taken 1 year ago, near to Rochester, Medway, England

This is 1 of 44 images, with title Rochester Castle in this square
Rochester Castle
Rochester Castle
Rochester Castle

Rochester Castle has the tallest keep in the country at 113 ft. The Keep was built in 1127.
The castle is a Grade I listed and a Scheduled Monument. It is open to the public and operated by Medway Council for English Heritage.
For a longer description & history see LinkExternal link

Grade I and Category A listed buildings and structures

Grade I listed buildings and structures are of exceptional, even international importance. There are over 6,000 in the country. Only 2.5% of listed buildings are Grade I listed.
In Scotland the classification is Category A
Index: LinkExternal link

Scheduled Monuments

In the United Kingdom, a scheduled monument is a 'nationally important' archaeological site or historic building, given protection against unauthorised change.
There are about 20,000 scheduled monuments in England representing about 37,000 heritage assets. Of the tens of thousands of scheduled monuments in the UK, most are inconspicuous archaeological sites, but some are large ruins.
Wikipedia: LinkExternal link

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TQ7468, 1672 images   (more nearby 🔍)
N Chadwick   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Monday, 26 September, 2022   (more nearby)
Monday, 20 November, 2023
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7419 6859 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:23.3770N 0:30.1291E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7423 6857
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Image Type (about): close look 
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