casemate wall

casemate wall

A city or fortress enclosure consisting of an outer and an inner masonry wall braced by transverse masonry partitions, which divide the interstitial space into a series of chambers for fill or storage.
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East of the turn, also on bedrock, is a north-south wall (Davidic?) and, on the eastern crest, the casemate wall (p.