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Built in 1539 Walmer Castle is one of a number of forts built by Henry VIII along this part of the coast to defend England from invasion by the French. Walmer Castle is the official residence of the Lord Warden, Commander of the Cinque ports, a role that has been in existence since the 13th Century and former holders have included the Duke of Wellington, Winston Churchill and Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother.Find out more
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