Rochester Castle Fieldtrip

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Rochester Castle Fieldtrip

  1. 1. Rochester Castle Fieldtrip. The photos you took.
  2. 2. Ditch. <ul><li>The ditch protects the walls from attack. </li></ul><ul><li>During the medieval period they were deeper. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Curtain Walls. <ul><li>Notice the merlons and crenels in the walls. </li></ul><ul><li>Notice also the different types of rock and brick in the construction of the wall. </li></ul><ul><li>Refer to your field work notes here. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Wall towers. <ul><li>The imposing approach to the castle. </li></ul><ul><li>Notice the batter on the tower. </li></ul><ul><li>This is a flanking tower. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Round wall tower. <ul><li>This tower was rebuilt after the siege of 1215. </li></ul><ul><li>It is round to protect against trebuchet and undermining attacks. </li></ul>
  6. 6. The outside of the Keep. <ul><li>Notice the seperation between the stairs and the door. </li></ul><ul><li>The door is high up to aid defence. </li></ul><ul><li>What is the use of a fore building? </li></ul>
  7. 7. Inside the Keep. <ul><li>Notice the central wall that divides the keep. </li></ul><ul><li>This is an extra defensive feature. </li></ul><ul><li>Notice how thick the walls are </li></ul>
  8. 8. Control of river. <ul><li>The location of the castle uses the river in two ways. </li></ul><ul><li>Firstly as a means of defence. </li></ul><ul><li>Secondly it is used to control the bridge. </li></ul>

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