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Kingswear Castle, Devon

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Kingswear Castle, Devon
BUILDINGS and MONUMENTS
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Negatives Collection, Leicestershire Record Office

Kingswear Castle stands in Dartmouth Harbour in Devon. It was built between 1491-1502 as one of the first purposely built artillery forts to repel French attacks. It fell into ruin in the early 18th century but was restored as a summer house in 1855.
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