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Castles Changing

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As time moved on, so did castles and people decided wooden castles were old so thought about changing them

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Motte and Bailey Castles were old and could be easily attacked and burned down as they were made of wood. People decided that castles should be made of a stronger material than wood so the thought of stone. some people thought that stone would be impossible to build with and thought that wood was just fine, but eventually they decided it was a good idea.

The stone was heavy and hard to move but eventually they build one stone castle. The first stone Castle in Britain was Chepstow Castle in wales. Although there were still wooden castles left all new castles being built were made of stone. This change started in about the 13th century.

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