Colours are dazzlingly bright, even garish, and the overall impression is one of luxury. These are apartments which were designed to impress. There were virtually no private spaces, the King would carry on some of the business of government even when in his bedchamber!
|Painted linen press|
|Painted coffer with elaborate iron banding, locks and hinges,|
again ready for quick moves to the next castle...
|The king's hall|
|On the left is an early example of a lighthouse -|
the Dover lighthouse dates from Roman times!
(I know the lighthouse isn't strictly speaking part of the medieval reconstruction, but I love the idea of a lighthouse going so far back in time...)
For more about Dover Castle see here.