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Stone Castles

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After the change in castle design all the castles became stone.

Stone Castles Take longer to build than Motte and Bailey Castles but are a lot stronger and that shows beacuse there are still some Stone Castles standing today.

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Stone Castles are surounded by high walls and some times a motte with a draw bridge. All of the waste water was dumped in a cesspit. Stone Castles started over 800 years ago and some of the fist are still standing today. The keep was surrounded by a curtain wall. This had several towers. Outside the curtain wall was a moat. The area between the keep and the curtain wall was called the bailey. This contained stables and sheds.

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