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Upnor Castle, Kent by A. D. Saunders

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Published by H.M.S.O. in London .
Written in English

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  • Upnor Castle

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Edition Notes

Statementby A. D. Saunders.
SeriesMinistry of Public Building and Works. Official guide-book
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA664.U55 S3
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 20 p.
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5645879M
LC Control Number68080437

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Upnor Road, Upper Upnor, Rochester, Kent, ME2 4XG Set in tranquil grounds adjoining a riverside village, this rare example of an Elizabethan artillery fort was begun in and redeveloped in , to protect warships moored at Chatham dockyards. Before visiting Upnor Castle, you may wish to join English Heritage online or by Location: Upnor Road, Rochester, ME2 4XG, Kent. We recommend booking Upnor Castle tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. See all 1 Upnor Castle tours on Tripadvisor4/5(). Book your tickets online for Upnor Castle, Rochester: See reviews, articles, and photos of Upnor Castle, ranked No.6 on Tripadvisor among 29 attractions in Rochester.4/5(). Upnor Castle was built in the mid sixteenth century to protect the Naval dockyard at Chatham. In the fortification fought a battle with a Dutch Squadron as they penetrated the River Medway but, despite putting up a strong resistance, it was unable to prevent the destruction of a significant portion of the English Fleet nor the capture of the flagship, the Royal Charles.

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