Friday, June 3, 2011
Towers and Keeps
A. Typology of Towers:
1. Mural Tower;
2. Free Standing Tower;
3. Tower Attached to a House;
4. Gate Towers.
B. Examples of Residential Keeps;
1. Square Keep at Lesparre-Medoc;
2. Rectangular Keep of Beugency;
3. Circular Keep at Chinon;
4. Beak shaped Keep at Chateau Gaillard;
5. Keep at Ortenburg.
Kaufman and Kaufmann, "The Medieval Fortress,"De Capo Press, Cambridge, MA, 2004