|Hypothetical reconstruction of a feudal mound in northern France. The wooden chateau is perched on a mound of earth, surrounded by a wide and deep moat, and which is accessed via a bridge. This is surrounded by a lower courtyard that is fortified by a palisade and ditch.
Watercolor by Jean-Claude Blanchet.||
|The Middle Ages and the birth of the rural world|
|Hypothetical reconstruction of a feudal mound|