Deal and the adjoining Walmer have long been important towns on the Kent coast. Walmer was the probable landing point for Julius Caesar's invasion of Britain in 55 BC and Deal was once the busiest port in England. Henry VIII's shoreline castles at Deal and Walmer are famous but the towns also boast a wealth of fascinating buildings that tell the story of their maritime, military and industrial past, as well as their development as resorts.
Deal & Walmer in 50 Buildings explores the history of these fascinating towns through a selection of their most interesting buildings, including lesser-known buildings that are tucked away, showing the changes that have taken place over the years. The book will appeal to all those who live in Deal and Walmer, visit the towns or who have an interest in the area.