Ravens Lodge at the Tower
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Ravens Lodge at the Tower

This is the site of the raven cages, bombed during the war.


The ravens cages or lodges are built on the ruined foundation of the MainGuard Tower (or Queen Victoria's Canteen), destroyed on 29 December 1940 by a German incendiary bomb. In 1944, the building was demolished, revealing the medieval wall of the Innermost keep. During the blitz only one raven survived (called Grip).

Location: Tower of London,