outer bailey

outer bailey

outer bailey
The courtyard outside the central defenses of a medieval castle; often contained housing and service facilities for the local population.
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Black was the mouth of Twynham Castle, though a pair of torches burning at the further end of the gateway cast a red glare over the outer bailey, and sent a dim, ruddy flicker through the rough-hewn arch, rising and falling with fitful brightness.
The production will be performed in the Outer Bailey of the castle from June 24-28.
The present Drapers' Hall is known to sit within what was the outer bailey of the castle.
According to the council, the locations of the two illegal metal detecting activities were given as 'outer and middle bailey' and 'outer bailey'.
The ground within the walls, known as the outer bailey, is set to be excavated by experts looking for the remains of a late-medieval manor house they believe once stood there.
Instead of obeying 'Keep off the grass' signs, budding Quidditch players (ahem, me included) run amok on the frog-green lawns (broomstick training sessions are free, but it's wise to book in advance), mimicking Harry's fateful first flying lesson with Madam Hooch, which was filmed in the castle's outer bailey. The blocky inner bailey is also where, in The Chamber Of Secrets, Harry and Ron crash Mr Weasley's cerulean flight-enabled Ford Anglia.
Martin's video shows the castle's impressive solitary round tower as well as the inner ward and outer bailey, which are separated by a tidal moat and connected with a gatehouse and drawbridge.
The duke, who is Colonel-in-Chief of the RRF, will arrive at 1pm to begin the presentation service in the Outer Bailey of the castle.
is year, after a break from Shakespeare, As You Like It was presented to the public in the outer bailey in front of a magnicent copper beech which lent itself perfectly to the imaginary Forest of Arden.
At first, the structure consisted of no more than a motte (or mound) and an inner and outer bailey (or fenced/walled area).