Castle fortifications



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  • Castle Harbour, Bermuda — Castle Harbour is a large natural harbour in Bermuda. It is located between the northeastern end of the main island and St. David s Island. Originally called Southampton Port , it was renamed as a result of its heavy fortification in the early… …   Wikipedia

  • Castle Roads, Bermuda — Castle Roads is the primary channel by which vessels enter Castle Harbour, Bermuda, from the Atlantic Ocean. Although little used, today, except by pleasure boats, Castle Harbour was once an important anchorage [… …   Wikipedia

  • Castle Island, Bermuda — Castle Island is part of the chain which makes up Bermuda. It is located in St. George s Parish, in the northeast of the territory.The 3.5 acre (1.4 hectare) island is situated close to the entrance to Castle Harbour, to the north of the Tucker s …   Wikipedia

  • Castle of Penela (Portugal) — Castle of Penela ( pt. Castelo de Penela) is located in a town of the same name in Coimbra region, Portugal. The castle was built on a hill dominating the area and used to be a stronghold protecting Coimbra in times of Reconquista. Castle of… …   Wikipedia

  • Castle Island — may refer to:Ireland*Castle Island, County Roscommon, an island in Lough Key *Castleisland, a town in south west Irelandcotland* Castle Island, ScotlandUSA*Castle Island, Maine *Castle Island, Massachusetts, an island in Boston Harbor *Castle… …   Wikipedia

  • Castle Upton — is a castle situated in the village of Templepatrick, County Antrim, Northern Ireland. One side of the main street in the village of Templepatrick consists of the demesne wall of Castle Upton. A fortified gateway in the wall at the centre of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Castle — This article is about medieval fortifications. For other uses, see Castle (disambiguation). For a list of all castles, see List of castles. For similar but unrelated structures in Japan, see Japanese castle …   Wikipedia

  • Castle Islands Fortifications, Bermuda — Infobox World Heritage Site WHS = Historic Town of St. George and Related Fortifications, Bermuda State Party = Type = Cultural Criteria = iv ID = 983 Region = Europe and North America Year = 2000 Session = 24th Link =… …   Wikipedia

  • castle — castlelike, adj. /kas euhl, kah seuhl/, n., v., castled, castling. n. 1. a fortified, usually walled residence, as of a prince or noble in feudal times. 2. the chief and strongest part of the fortifications of a medieval city. 3. a strongly… …   Universalium

  • Castle — /kas euhl, kah seuhl/, n. Irene (Foote), 1893 1969, born in the U.S., and her husband and partner Vernon (Vernon Castle Blythe), 1887 1918, born in England, U.S. ballroom dancers. * * * I Medieval European stronghold, generally the fortified… …   Universalium