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Caernarvon Castle, Battlements

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The illustration shows the allure or rampart-walk of the Eagle Tower. The rear wall, if it ever existed, has been removed. The cut shows the merlon, with its contained loop, the plain flat-sided embrasure, and the figures placed upon the ridge of the coping, one of which gives name to the tower. The small, shoulder-headed doorway opening from the tower upon the rampart is also seen.

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Mediæval Military Architecture in England
By George Thomas Clark
Published 1884
Available from gutenberg.org
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