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Hello,today i am going to present you a presentation about the tower of London.

INDRODUCTION:

The tower of London, is a historic castle located on the north bank of the the river Thames in central London. The tower is located in a space named the tower hill. It was founded towards the end of 1066 as part of the Norman conquest of England. The white tower, which gives the entire castle its name, was built by William the conqueror in 1078. The castel was used as a prison from 1100 until 1952, althought that was not its primary purpose. A grand palace early in its history, it served as a royal residence.As a whole, the tower is a complex of several buildings set within two concentric rings of defensive wall and a moat.The tower he's served variously as an armoury, a treasury, a menagerie, the home of the royal mint, a public records office and the home of the crown jewels of the uk.

NOW THE ARCHITECTURE:

The tower is was oriented with its strongest and most impressive defences overlooking saxon London.The all castle is made up of 3 wards or enclosures.The innermost wards contains the white tower and is the earliest phase oh the castle.Encircling it to the north east and west is the inner ward.Finally there is the other ward which encompasses the castle.

NOW THE WHITE TOWER:

The white tower is a keep, which was often the strongest structure in a medieval castle and contained lodgings suitable for the lord.The white tower measures 36 by 32 meters at the base and is 27 meters hight.The main building material is Kentish rag-stone. Caen stone was imported from northern france to provide details in the tower’s facing.But after just some of the original material survives as it was replaced with Portugal stone in the 18 century.

NOW:

The castel become one of the most popular tourism attraction in the country.

Thanks for your attention.

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