The Battery Gate

This gateway allowed horse drawn carts and carriages to enter the castle as the Vale Typping was too steep.

Battery GateThe Battery Terrace above was armed with canons in response to Napoleon’s threat to invade and medieval arrow slits are still present in the gate towers.

 

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