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Chateau Gaillard Rampart

Chateau Gaillard Rampart

Les Andelys, Normandy, France

This second rampart is the most original feature of Chateau-Gaillard. The rampart was made of 19 arcs of a circle pierced by arrow slits. The round shape gave less hold to projectiles.

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Paco López08-Dec-2017 04:50
Is very diferent! Nice shot, V!
globalgadabout08-Dec-2017 04:32
paranoia seems to have motivated the design....what a formidable barrier the walls present..
Jim Coffman08-Dec-2017 02:11
A very nice image with great info!
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