The Waterloo Barracks

The Waterloo Barracks

Description

The south face of the Waterloo Barracks

The Crown Jewels are currently stored in the Waterloo Barracks at the Tower.

The tradition of housing the Crown Jewels in the Tower of London probably dates from the reign of Henry III.

Author Link

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:CherryX

Author Description

CherryX

Licence

Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported

Pages that link here:

Tower of London

Tower of London is one of the most famous castles of all time. Created during Norman Conquest of England, this military outpost in London was quickly redesigned to be a royal residence, and went through turbulent history that marked it as one of the most notorious castles in England. Find out more about its history here.

Related Articles:

Leeds Castle

Leeds castle is one of the most famous castles built in the 12th century, and was a home of some of the most important historical events in the history of England. If you are interested to learn much more about its origins, history, owners and the upgrades it receives during centuries, this is the perfect place to do so.

Heidelberg Castle

Heidelberg Castle is today considered by historians and architects as one of the most influential castles of the 13th and 14th century Europe. It guided fashion, architecture and engineering for centuries to come, becoming important focus point of countless artists from all around Europe and the World. Learn more about this castle here.

Conwy Castle

Conwy Castle is today viewed as one of the crowning achievements of medieval castle building technology, managing to engulf entire city inside of its massive walls and preserve for over 700 years and several disasters. Read here about its interesting history.