Bear and Clarence Towers from high on Guy's Tower

Bear and Clarence Towers from high on Guy's Tower

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View of Bear and Clarence Towers from high on Guy's Tower.

In the 1480's, the two towers flank an entrance in the north-west wall of Warwick Castle and were constructed at the request of Richard III.

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Andrew Griffith from United Kingdom

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