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|Location||Kent, England map|
|Building Type||castle, artillery fort|
|Construction System||stone masonry|
|Notes||Artillery fort on the south coast of England. Round forms.|
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|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.
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.
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