Medievel castle building handout

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Medievel castle building handout

  1. 1. Designing a Medieval Castle Your castle must include all 5 elements from Part A. Your castle must include atleast 5 elements from Part B. Basic"Anatomy" ofaCastle PartA *Crenellation / Battlements (on top of castle wall) *Wall Walk  (sidewalk on top of castle wall) *Tower (cylindrical or cubical) *Ashlar*Great Hall  (main building) PartB *Kitchen  (another building) *Armory (another building) *Dungeon (usually underground) *Ouibuliette (underground dungeon accessible through a hole) *Solar (2nd story of Great Hall) *Finial  (thin piece of stone/wood at the top of a tower) *Moat (a deep ditch or a body of water around a castle) *Portcullis (a grid gate behind the main gate) *Murder Holes (holes in the top of gate for dropping objects on people) *Arrow Slit (a thin window for archers) *Postern Gate (backdoor / escape route for castle) *Barbican (stone protection for gate; like a gatehouse) *Drawbridge (a door / bridge over the moat) Amy Zschaber www.artfulartsyamy.com

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