Castles and Fortifications

A look at Castles and Fortifications throughout History.

Round Tower of Andernach

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/round-tower-of-andernach 4th Oct 2021 - The ''Round Tower of Andernach'' is located in Andernach, Germany. Dating to the mid-15th Century, it is a stone ''Round'' Defensive Tower which featu …

Nikolai Tower

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/nikolai-tower 25th Aug 2021 - Located in Saxony (Germany), Nikolai Tower was a Defensive Structure built around 1250 AD as part of the protective structure of The City of Gorlitz. …

Preston Tower

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/preston-tower 14th Aug 2021 - Preston Tower is located in Preston, Northumberland, England. A ''Pele Tower'' Class of Defensive Structure, it was constructed around 1362 AD. Part F …

The Great Tower of Neuwerk

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/the-great-tower-of-neuwerk 10th Aug 2021 - Neuwerk Tower, also known as ''The Great Tower of Neuwerk'' is a 14th Century defensive Tower, built off The Coast of Hamburg (Germany), on Neuwerk Is …

Danevirke

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/danevirke 31st Jul 2021 - Found in Northern Denmark and portions of German, ''Danevirke'' (Danework), was a 7th Century AD form of field fortification, associated with Norse an …

Salient

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/salient 31st Jul 2021 - The term ''Salient'' is most associated with several Military definitions. In it's most common form, a Salient is an extension of a fortified position …

Chateau de Bonaguil

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/chateau-de-bonaguil 31st Jul 2021 - The Chateau de Bonaguil is located in Southwestern France (near Font sur Lemance), Constructed in the 13th Century by The Fumel Family (Nobles), the g …

Chindia Tower

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/chindia-tower 31st Jul 2021 - Chindia Tower, located in Targoviste, Romania – is a Fortified Tower Class defensive structure. Construction began in the 15th Century AD by the …

Santa Cecilia Tower

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/santa-cecilia-tower 31st Jul 2021 - Santa Cecilia Tower was part of The Maltese Island of Gozo defensive Tower System. Raised in 1613 by The Order of St. John (a Religious Military Order …

Arundel Castle

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/arundel-castle 31st Jul 2021 - Arundel Castle is the ancestral home of The Dukes of Norfolk. Constructed in the 12th Century, it is an outstanding example of Medieval architecture. …

St George Castle

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/st-george-castle 31st Jul 2021 - Regionally known as Sao Jorge, this Fortress is located in Lisbon. Portugal. Built by Moorsis Forces, a defensive structure of some sort has occupied …

Santa Maria De Feira Castle

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/santa-maria-de-feira-castle 31st Jul 2021 - Located in Averio, Portugal - Feira Castle dates to a Pagan Temple of the 7th Century. Later, a Christian shrine was erected. In 865 A.D. - a stone fo …