Deal Castle: the Property of the Crown

Deal Castle
Deal Castle (2014) © David Gill

Deal Castle is one of Henry VIII’s artillery forts designed to protect the anchorage between the Kent coast and the Goodwin Sands. Inside the ‘Gatehouse Bastion’ is this official sign. The castle was given to the Ministry of Works by the War Department in 1904.

Author: David Gill

David Gill is Honorary Professor in the Centre for Heritage at the University of Kent, and Honorary Research Fellow in the School of History and an Academic Associate in SISJAC at UEA; Professor of Archaeological Heritage.

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