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"Unveiling the Magnificence of Ramparts: Exploring Historic Castles and Fortresses" Step back in time and immerse yourself in the grandeur of ramparts

Background imageRampart Collection: Bamburgh Castle K021974

Bamburgh Castle K021974
BAMBURGH CASTLE, Northumberland. General view of the castle and beach

Background imageRampart Collection: Dover Castle K970010

Dover Castle K970010
DOVER CASTLE, Kent. View of the cliff, castle, lighthouse and church from the sea

Background imageRampart Collection: Lindisfarne Castle N080248

Lindisfarne Castle N080248
LINDISFARNE CASTLE, Holy Island, Northumberland. Decaying fishing boat with the castle in the background - monochrome

Background imageRampart Collection: Bamburgh Castle J070053

Bamburgh Castle J070053
BAMBURGH CASTLE, Northumberland. Storm clouds hover above the castle and sand dunes

Background imageRampart Collection: Lindisfarne Castle K011703

Lindisfarne Castle K011703
LINDISFARNE CASTLE, Holy Island, Northumberland. View of the castle with fields in the foreground

Background imageRampart Collection: (1755-1804). Hamilton at Yorktown in 1781. Steel engraving, 1858, after a painting by Alonzo Chappel

(1755-1804). Hamilton at Yorktown in 1781. Steel engraving, 1858, after a painting by Alonzo Chappel
ALEXANDER HAMILTON (1755-1804). Hamilton at Yorktown in 1781. Steel engraving, 1858, after a painting by Alonzo Chappel

Background imageRampart Collection: Lindisfarne Castle K880004

Lindisfarne Castle K880004
LINDISFARNE CASTLE, Northumberland. General view from the West

Background imageRampart Collection: Rochester Castle, Kent (engraving)

Rochester Castle, Kent (engraving)
1057957 Rochester Castle, Kent (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Rochester Castle, Kent)

Background imageRampart Collection: North Berwick, on the Firth of Forth (engraving)

North Berwick, on the Firth of Forth (engraving)
1595369 North Berwick, on the Firth of Forth (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: North Berwick, on the Firth of Forth)

Background imageRampart Collection: Maiden Castle N060316

Maiden Castle N060316
MAIDEN CASTLE. Dorset. Iron Age hill fort. View of ramparts to south east from the west

Background imageRampart Collection: St Mawes Castle J870402

St Mawes Castle J870402
ST MAWES CASTLE, Cornwall. View of the castle with the lighthouse of St. Anthonys Head in the distance

Background imageRampart Collection: Dover Castle J840160

Dover Castle J840160
DOVER CASTLE, Kent. General view of the castle from the south west

Background imageRampart Collection: Bamburgh Castle K011670

Bamburgh Castle K011670
BAMBURGH CASTLE, Northumberland. A view of the castle on the hill from the village of Bamburgh

Background imageRampart Collection: Dover Castle J960158

Dover Castle J960158
DOVER CASTLE, Kent. View from the North East

Background imageRampart Collection: Dover Castle at night K020968

Dover Castle at night K020968
DOVER CASTLE, Kent. Night view looking up at the floodlit Keep

Background imageRampart Collection: Dover Castle J900024

Dover Castle J900024
DOVER CASTLE, Kent. Floodlit castle at night

Background imageRampart Collection: Thurso Castle, Caithness, the Seat of Sir John Sinclair, Baronet (b / w photo)

Thurso Castle, Caithness, the Seat of Sir John Sinclair, Baronet (b / w photo)
1597740 Thurso Castle, Caithness, the Seat of Sir John Sinclair, Baronet (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Thurso Castle, Caithness)

Background imageRampart Collection: Festivities at Beeston Castle (engraving)

Festivities at Beeston Castle (engraving)
1102027 Festivities at Beeston Castle (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Festivities at Beeston Castle)

Background imageRampart Collection: Carlisle Castle N071938

Carlisle Castle N071938
CARLISLE CASTLE, Cumbria. Floodlit view of the Outer Gatehouse and Keep at night

Background imageRampart Collection: CIVIL WAR: ANACONDA PLAN. Scotts Great Snake or the Anaconda Plan

CIVIL WAR: ANACONDA PLAN. Scotts Great Snake or the Anaconda Plan: General Winfield Scotts plan to blockade the Confederacy and conduct a major offensive down the Mississippi River

Background imageRampart Collection: CIVIL WAR: GETTYSBURG. The Battle of Gettysburg, 1-3 July 1863

CIVIL WAR: GETTYSBURG. The Battle of Gettysburg, 1-3 July 1863. Union forces behind the breastworks on Culps Hill, repulsing the attack of Johnsons Division. Oil on canvas by Edwin Forbes

Background imageRampart Collection: The Connaught Rangers. The Capture of The Citadel at Badajoz, 1812, (1939)

The Connaught Rangers. The Capture of The Citadel at Badajoz, 1812, (1939). British forces storming a French-held fortress in Spain during the Battle of Badajoz, 6 April 1812

Background imageRampart Collection: Morocco, Marrakesh-Safi (Marrakesh-Tensift-El Haouz) region, Essaouira. Medina (old town) at dusk

Morocco, Marrakesh-Safi (Marrakesh-Tensift-El Haouz) region, Essaouira. Medina (old town) at dusk, protected by 18th-century seafront ramparts, Skala de la Kasbah

Background imageRampart Collection: An action at Bucquoy, Western Front 1918

An action at Bucquoy, Western Front 1918
The Great Battle on the Western Front: open warfare - an action at Bucquoy, a village on the Arras-Albert road. Stand by British infantry at Bucquoy

Background imageRampart Collection: Dover Castle N120036

Dover Castle N120036
DOVER CASTLE, Kent. The Great Tower, Inner Bailey and North Barbican from the north west

Background imageRampart Collection: NEW YORK: DRAFT RIOTS 1863. First Avenue under siege during the New York City Draft Riots of 13-16

NEW YORK: DRAFT RIOTS 1863. First Avenue under siege during the New York City Draft Riots of 13-16 July 1863: engraving from a contemporary newspaper account

Background imageRampart Collection: Maiden Castle N080428

Maiden Castle N080428
MAIDEN CASTLE, Dorset. View along the ramparts

Background imageRampart Collection: View from the Citadel Ramparts in Copenhagen by Moonlight, 1839. Creator: Martinus Rorbye

View from the Citadel Ramparts in Copenhagen by Moonlight, 1839. Creator: Martinus Rorbye
View from the Citadel Ramparts in Copenhagen by Moonlight, 1839

Background imageRampart Collection: Seagulls and the medina and ramparts, Essaouira, Atlantic coast, Morocco, North Africa, Africa

Seagulls and the medina and ramparts, Essaouira, Atlantic coast, Morocco, North Africa, Africa

Background imageRampart Collection: Obidos castle, a medieval forstress, today used as a luxury Pousada hotel, in Obidos, Estremadura

Obidos castle, a medieval forstress, today used as a luxury Pousada hotel, in Obidos, Estremadura, Portugal, Europe

Background imageRampart Collection: Europe, Spain

Europe, Spain
Avila, Castile and Leon, Spain

Background imageRampart Collection: The Morning Salute From HMS St Vincent off Portsmouth (oil)

The Morning Salute From HMS St Vincent off Portsmouth (oil)
7088689 The Morning Salute From HMS St Vincent off Portsmouth (oil) by Dawson, Henry Thomas (1841/42-p.96); Private Collection; English, out of copyright

Background imageRampart Collection: Front view of the Storehouse at Rorkes Drift, Buffalo River, c. 1879 (b / w photo)

Front view of the Storehouse at Rorkes Drift, Buffalo River, c. 1879 (b / w photo)
NAM254154 Front view of the Storehouse at Rorkes Drift, Buffalo River, c.1879 (b/w photo) by Lloyd, James (fl.1870s); National Army Museum

Background imageRampart Collection: Ruins of Pontefract Castle (engraving)

Ruins of Pontefract Castle (engraving)
1101795 Ruins of Pontefract Castle (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Ruins of Pontefract Castle)

Background imageRampart Collection: Anhing

Anhing
2905667 Anhing by Nieuhof, Johannes (1618-1672) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: View of Anhing city in China, with a fortified wall)

Background imageRampart Collection: Sketches in Roundhay Park, Leeds, opened this Week by Prince Arthur (engraving)

Sketches in Roundhay Park, Leeds, opened this Week by Prince Arthur (engraving)
1588900 Sketches in Roundhay Park, Leeds, opened this Week by Prince Arthur (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Sketches in Roundhay Park, Leeds)

Background imageRampart Collection: Horticultural Grand Fete in Chepstow Castle (engraving)

Horticultural Grand Fete in Chepstow Castle (engraving)
1101954 Horticultural Grand Fete in Chepstow Castle (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Horticultural Grand Fete in Chepstow Castle)

Background imageRampart Collection: Aigues-mortes, France - Medieval ramparts

Aigues-mortes, France - Medieval ramparts Date: circa 1850s

Background imageRampart Collection: Portuguese cannons along the ramparts, Essaouira, Atlantic coast, Morocco, North Africa, Africa

Portuguese cannons along the ramparts, Essaouira, Atlantic coast, Morocco, North Africa, Africa

Background imageRampart Collection: View from the castle ramparts of the harbour and town

View from the castle ramparts of the harbour and town of Torre del Benaco (Torri del Benaco), Lake Garda, Veneto, Italian Lakes, Italy, Europe

Background imageRampart Collection: Ramparts of old town and beach to the northwest of St. Malo, Brittany, France, Europe

Ramparts of old town and beach to the northwest of St. Malo, Brittany, France, Europe

Background imageRampart Collection: The Puente de Alcantara (Alcantara bridge) over the Tagus river, a roman bridge that

The Puente de Alcantara (Alcantara bridge) over the Tagus river, a roman bridge that was the obligatory entry for all pilgrims in the Middle Ages. A Unesco World Heritage Site, Toledo

Background imageRampart Collection: Ota Darvoza, the western gate to the old town of Khiva. A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Ota Darvoza, the western gate to the old town of Khiva. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Uzbekistan

Background imageRampart Collection: The Dannewerk, Kur-Graben, and East Rampart...from a plan by Lieutenant-Colonel W. Dreyer... 1864

The Dannewerk, Kur-Graben, and East Rampart...from a plan by Lieutenant-Colonel W. Dreyer... 1864. Creator: Unknown
The Dannewerk, Kur-Graben, and East Rampart - from a plan by Lieutenant-Colonel W. Dreyer, taken in 1860, 1864. By reference to the accompanying Map it will be observed that the East Rampart is so

Background imageRampart Collection: The semicircular rampart at the Dannewerk, near Bustrup, 1864. Creator: Unknown

The semicircular rampart at the Dannewerk, near Bustrup, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The semicircular rampart at the Dannewerk, near Bustrup, 1864. The Dannewerk as it now stands consists essentially of three distinct and separate earth-walls, which

Background imageRampart Collection: Tower and city ramparts of the Ferdinand Walls, Porto, Portugal

Tower and city ramparts of the Ferdinand Walls, Porto, Portugal

Background imageRampart Collection: Lagos Castle, Lagos, Algarve, Portugal

Lagos Castle, Lagos, Algarve, Portugal

Background imageRampart Collection: Firing The Noon Day Gun At Castle Cornet, St. Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands

Firing The Noon Day Gun At Castle Cornet, St. Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands




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"Unveiling the Magnificence of Ramparts: Exploring Historic Castles and Fortresses" Step back in time and immerse yourself in the grandeur of ramparts, as we embark on a journey through some of England's most iconic castles. From Bamburgh Castle, standing tall against the Northumberland coastline (K021974), to Dover Castle, guarding the White Cliffs with its imposing presence (K970010), these fortifications have witnessed centuries of history. Venture further south to St Mawes Castle (J870402) and Lindisfarne Castle (N080248), where their strategic locations offer breathtaking views alongside tales of battles fought and won. The enchanting beauty captured by Alonzo Chappel's painting transports us to Hamilton at Yorktown in 1781 (1755-1804), reminding us of the significance these ramparts held during pivotal moments in history. Lindisfarne Castle makes another appearance (K011703) alongside Maiden Castle (N060316) and Bamburgh Castle once more (J070053). These architectural marvels stand as testaments to human ingenuity, showcasing both strength and elegance. As night falls, Dover Castle takes on an ethereal glow that captivates all who witness it (K020968). Its illuminated ramparts create a mesmerizing spectacle that echoes with stories from long ago. Whether you are a history enthusiast or simply seeking awe-inspiring sights, these remarkable structures like Lindisfarne Castle (K880004)and Bamburgh castle (K011670) will leave you spellbound. Marvel at their intricate designs while imagining knights defending their kingdoms or soldiers strategizing within these formidable walls. Join us on this captivating journey through time as we explore the majesty and resilience embodied by these magnificent ramparts. Discover how they continue to inspire wonderment even today.