A medieval fortified building or range of buildings, serving as a royal, or baronial, residence, or administrative centre.
Earthwork Castle (Non-Preferred)
|FORTIFICATION||A work or installation with a primarily defensive purpose. Use FORT for prehistoric and early historic sites.|
|FORTIFIED HOUSE||A house which bears signs of fortification. These often include crenellated battlements and narrow slit-like windows.|
|MOAT||A wide ditch surrounding a building, usually filled with water. Use with relevant site type where known eg CASTLE, TOWER HOUSE.|