The Tower in 1700

The Tower in 1700 (HM27HJ)

Location: London, England EC3N 4EE Greater London
Country: United Kingdom

N 51° 30.544', W 0° 4.675'

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By the 18th century the view of the castle was very different. Towers were heightened with brick, and gun platforms were added, bristling with cannon. Rooftops of houses, storehouses and workshops peeped over the outer walls.
The Tower was home to institutions such as the Royal Mint and the Board of Ordnance, which was responsible for all British fortifications and weapons. The mint's workshops lined the outer ward, while Ordnance storehouses were built in every available space that could be found. The Grand Storehouse in the north of the castle loomed almost as large as the 11th-century White Tower.
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HM NumberHM27HJ
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Placed ByCommonwealth War Graves Commission
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Date Added Sunday, May 13th, 2018 at 7:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)30U E 702769 N 5710486
Decimal Degrees51.50906667, -0.07791667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 51° 30.544', W 0° 4.675'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds51° 30' 32.64" N, 0° 4' 40.5" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2 Tower Hill, London England EC3N 4EE, GB
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