The Mount Legge

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Mount Legge


Mount Legge, or "Mount Legge" in English, is a late fortification of the Tower of London. Located at the northwest corner of this fortress, it is a massive and impressive artillery tower.


Mount Legge

Mount Legge

Mount Legge is part of the second belt of the Tower of London, the one overlooking the outside. It was intended to strengthen the defenses of the fortress by adding firepower by cannon. What marks the most on this tower are the openings typical for the cannons, beveled. But it also had a roof with battlements of artillery, that is to say that the roof also accommodated cannon. This tower had, moreover, three loopholes oriented at three different angles.


Location

Location of the mount Legge

See also:

The map of the tower of London with the list of the buildings




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