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Keep for a walled castle
About this creation
While most people think of castles as large fortified buildings, some are no more than a long enclosing wall with buildings and towers built into the wall at irregular intervals. This keep is designed to be built into such an enclosing wall fortification.

More pictures of the keep and enclosing wall sections.

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   View of the beam and chain drawbridge. The drawbridge is over a "dry moat" and accessed via a flight of steps. The drawbridge is operated pneumatically via a hidden panel in the rear of the building.

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   Front view with the drawbridge fully raised.

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   Front view showing the enclosing modular wall sections.

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   The great hall occupies all of the 1st floor, while below are the kitchen and store rooms (above, but not visible) are the apartments and barracks

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   The keep comprises a central 32x32 core with two hinged 16x32 wings

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   Main rooms and entrance way. The pneumatic cylinders to operate the drawbridge are just visible

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   Main rooms and stairs, with a dungeon below. Doors lead to the top parapet and internal walkway of the enclosing wall.

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   Rear view. What an attacker would be faced with!


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  August 4, 2017
Love the hinged wings!
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  November 7, 2009
Neat build, I love that drawbridge!
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  December 2, 2005
Like the color scheme! Great design and guys. Keep up the good work!!
By William Howard
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