Deal Castle
 Great Buildings  Search  Advanced  Buildings  Architects  Types  Places  3D Models  Pix  Archiplanet   ArchitectureWeek  
Architect unknown
Subscribers - login to skip ads
Location Kent, England   map
Date 1540   timeline
Building Type castle, artillery fort
 Construction System stone masonry
Climate temperate
Context rural
Style English Gothic
Notes Artillery fort on the south coast of England. Round forms.
Images

 


Photo, historical

More Images
Aerial view of Deal Castle

More images available on The GBC CD-ROM.   Contributions appreciated

Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Drawings

 

Available on The GBC CD-ROM.

Discussion Deal Castle Commentary

"Deal Castle, Kent, is one of a remarkable group of coastal defense forts built in 1539 by Henry VIII. They were designed for artillery, and consist of a central cylindrical citadel, girt by a ring of half-round casemates, the whole enclosed by a moat conforming in outline to the fort."

— W. Douglas Simpson. Castles from the Air. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1949. p54.

Resources
Sources on Deal Castle

Roger H. Clark and Michael Pause. Precedents in Architecture. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1985. heirarchy diagram, p206. — Updated edition available at Amazon.com

Sir Banister Fletcher. Sir Banister Fletcher's A History of Architecture. 18th ed., revised by J.C. Palmes. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1975. ISBN 684-14207-4. NA200.F63. discussion, p678. photo from above, p679, f C. — The classic text of architectural history. Expanded 1996 edition available at Amazon.com

W. Douglas Simpson. Castles from the Air. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1949. Exterior aerial view, p54.

Kevin Matthews. The Great Buildings Collection on CD-ROM. Artifice, 2001. ISBN 0-9667098-4-5.— Available at Amazon.com

Amazon.com  Find books about Deal Castle


 

Loading...
Web Resources
Links on Deal Castle

Deal Castle at ArchiplanetFind, add, and edit info at the all-buildings collaboration

We appreciate your  suggestions  for links about Deal Castle.

Loading...
 Great Buildings  Search   Model Viewing Tips   DW   Discussion   Blogs   Books   Archiplanet   ArchitectureWeek  
Subscribe free to weekly design and building newsletters by ArchitectureWeek

Quick Search by name of Building, Architect, or Place:   
Examples:  "Fallingwater",  "Wright",  "Paris"       Advanced Search
Send this to a friend | Contribute | Subscribe | Link | Credits | Media Kit | Photo Licensing | Suggestions

Special thanks to our sustaining subscribers including
BuilderSpace.com, and Saniflo Upflush.
 

© 1994-2013 Artifice, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
http://www.GreatBuildings.com/buildings/Deal_Castle.html