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Caesar's Tower and part of Warwick Castle from the Island

Caesar's Tower and part of Warwick Castle from the Island

Engraver: Sandby, P

Medium: Aquatint

Date: 1776

Shelfmark: Ktop XLII

Item number: 88-e-3

Genre: Topographical Print

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Caesar's Tower is in the south-east corner of Warwick Castle. It was built by Thomas I Beauchamp, the Earl of Warwick, and was one of a succession of new buildings added to the castle in the 14th century. It is 147 feet high, irregularly shaped, with a crenellated top. The castle stood on top of a cliff about 50 feet above the River Avon.

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