The Queen's Stairs

The Queen's Stairs (HM27ID)

Location: London, England EC3R Greater London
Country: United Kingdom
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N 51° 30.451', W 0° 4.68'

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Important visitors would have entered the castle here, at one of its three riverside entrances. Kings, queens and high ranking state visitors would have stepped off their boats and climbed the Queen's Stairs in their finery on to the wharf.
They would then cross a drawbridge to the 14th-century Byward postern gate which leads into the castle's Outer Ward. The gate is protected by a late 15th-century wedge-shaped stone turret, designed to house small cannon.
HM NumberHM27ID
Placed ByCommonwealth War Graves Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, May 14th, 2018 at 4:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)30U E 702770 N 5710313
Decimal Degrees51.50751667, -0.07800000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 51° 30.451', W 0° 4.68'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds51° 30' 27.06" N, 0° 4' 40.8" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Three Quays Walk, London England EC3R, GB
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