Castle Diagrams

Here is a collection of examples of the layout of a castle. The Windsor Castle is the first example that we will share to you. The key parts of this castle are labeled and the purpose of these parts can be found below. If you want to save the castle diagram, you can just click on the diagram and choose the save menu.

castle diagram windsor
castle diagram windsor
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The castle diagram shown above is the Windsor Castle. This castle is a royal residence at Windsor in the English county of Berkshire. It is notable for its long association with the English and later British royal family and for its architecture. Windsor Castle occupies 13 acres (5.3 ha), and combines the features of a fortification, a palace, and a small town.

castle diagram tower
castle diagram tower
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castle diagram sketch
castle diagram sketch
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Meanwhile, a medieval castle had a very complex structure. Arrow loops were slots in the walls and structures that were used to shoot arrows through. Bailey is a courtyard or open space surrounded by walls. Courtyard is the open area with the curtain walls of a castle. In the early years of stone castle building the Keep was a standalone structure that could be defended and often square in shape.

castle diagram labels
castle diagram labels
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castle diagram cutaways
castle diagram cutaways
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The allure is the wall-walk found at the top of a curtain wall and is normally found on the inside of the wall. There are many more parts of a castle that you can learn through the diagrams above. Print and get started now!