• London

    Where was the Tower of London built?

    The massive White Tower is a typical example of Norman military architecture, the influence of which was felt throughout the kingdom. Was constructed on the thames by William the Conqueror to protect London and assert his power. Where is the original Tower of London? central london The Tower of London, officially Her Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress of the Tower of London, is a historic castle in the north bank of the river thames in central london. Was the Tower of London built in the Middle Ages? The Tower of London, that formidable symbol of England’s national heritage, served as a royal residence as well as a prison in medieval…

  • London

    What category is Tower of London?

    Tower of London Owner Queen Elizabeth II to the right of the crown UNESCO World Heritage site Type Cultural Criteria i,iv How would you describe the Tower of London? The Tower of London is a fortress difficult to take. It has moats, two concentric walls and numerous protection towers. On the north side, the outer wall has only two massive towers (about 20m in diameter), one at each angle. They are called Legge Mounts (in the West) and Brass (in the East). Is the Tower of London a citadel? The Tower of London is something else. The rough old citadel it has become such a familiar London that few people…