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ID:SDV173184
Title:Unknown
Originator:O'Neil, B. H. St J.
Date:1945
Summary:In 1481, the Royal grant of thirty pounds sterling was doubled, a chain was drawn across the River Dart and a tower, the main part of the present castle was built. Under the tudors, the castle was adapted for artillery with the addition of earth bastions. During the Civil War some defences were constructed to offer protection from land attack. The castle remained in military use until 1910.

Associated Monuments (2)

MDV8519Artillery fort at Dartmouth Castle (Building)
MDV8525Bayard's Cove Castle (Monument)