Inside the towers and battlemented
walls of the enclosure were all the elements of the medieval house and home.
The story is set in medieval times--when dragons were no doubt more common--and the illustrations of the town with its surrounding battlemented
wall, massive entry gates, aqueducts, finely tiled squares, half-timbered buildings and thatched cottages, are a delight.
The architectural masterpiece of Diu is its huge battlemented
They are invariably square or rectangular structures enclosed by high battlemented
curtain walls (the largest of the surviving sarais is the one at Chhatta and covers a square of side c.
Spiked and battlemented
, it spearheads through sand troughed by the receding tide, as if to lumber out to sea (Barber Institute, Birmingham).
On a nearby ridge is Lemmington Branch, an 18th Century farmhouse complete with towers and battlemented
The museum, whose battlemented
form is affectionately known by locals as "the castle" had to undergo significant structural work to protect the new collection it would house.
Go through the waymarked bridlegate to pass the battlemented
dovecote and a walled garden on the left and the church hidden among the trees on the right.
of Birmingham, Pugin's favoured metalworkers, for the Bow Drawing Room, where Pugin's battlemented
chimneypiece and armorial tiles are still in situ.