In photos: The Tower of London

Nine hundred and fifty years after it was first founded, we take a look inside one of Britain’s most iconic and historic buildings, the Tower of London.

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The Jewel House, located in the Waterloo Barracks, has housed the Crown Jewels since 1967 Credit: Tower of London

The Tower of London is one of Britain’s most iconic and versatile buildings. Founded in 1066 by William the Conqueror and expanded upon by successive monarchs, it has remained at the heart of British life for nearly a millennia and a home to the Crown Jewels for centuries.

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Entrance to the Jewel House Credit: Tower of London
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Suit of Armour made for Henry Prince of Wales dated 1607 Credit: Prisma Bildagentur AG/Alamy
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Deputy Raven Master YM Andrew Lane with raven Credit: Tower of London

Read the full article in the September/October 2016 issue of BRITAIN magazine.

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