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fUNCTION OF THE CASTLES   

     A) Residential    

     B) Military

 

Residential. - The castle was a status symbol, the element of display was never absent so from the beginnings the trappings of fortification such as ditches, banks and mounds, towers, gatehouse and crenellations were sometimes more for show than for a serious purpose.

  Kenilworth Castle  

Kenilworth Castle

 


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