Town Walls

Some articles on town, walls, town walls:

Denbigh Castle - History
... Royal Charter to create a new English borough and town ... some defensive improvements, the castle and walls were substantially complete by 1305 ... the 1290s, Edward I had issued a second Royal Charter as the market town of Denbigh had rapidly expanded beyond the town walls and its borough boundaries ...
Shrewsbury Castle - History
... It was built as a defensive fortification for the town, which was otherwise protected by the river ... Town walls, of which little now remains, then radiated out from the castle and surrounded the town (although the area known now as Town Walls still has a small section of it and a tower ...
King James's And Landport Gates
... The ornate gateways were originally access points to Portsmouth through the town walls ... The majority of the town walls were demolished in 1860 ... When the town walls were demolished the gate was moved to a location in St ...
Schwarzenberg, Saxony - History - Townsite
... latter having been built on an old castle’s foundation walls ... This former castle can be considered one of the town’s first fortified buildings ... a pen and ink work by Wilhelm Dilich from the late 1620s, one can get an idea of the town’s original appearance ...

Famous quotes containing the words walls and/or town:

    Electricity, water, gas, and steam course through the walls of my building, keeping it alive.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927)

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    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)