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The Grand Shaft, Dover

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  • Another part of the Western Hts - the main entrance! a very cleaver construction - 3 spiral saircases straight up to the old parade ground. 3 separate stailcases so that Officers, NCOs and the troops ...  more »
  • Visiting dover and by chance and the grand shaft was open , what a unique gem and ran by fantastic people, david and jay where very knowlegable .  more »
  • We came to visit this grand napoleonic piece of history and we were truly amazed. The stairs tired us out a bit being pensioners so it's not for the feint of heart. I did truly love showing my wife th...  more »
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  • Fascinating piece of history. The triple spiral staircase is a remarkable and ingenious feat of engineering
  • Really interesting place. Go with some friends and each go down the different staircases.
  • A unique piece of Dover's history.
  • Interesting staircase, needed a bit more loving care though. Only open certain times of the year. Not as many steps as we thought.
  • Great view over Dover harbour

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