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BANK (EARTHWORK)

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Linear or curvilinear construction of earth, turf and stone, often, but not always accompanied by a ditch. Use specific type where known.

Earthen Bank (Non-Preferred)

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Related Terms

Term Note
DITCH A long, narrow channel dug in the ground, used for irrigation or drainage, as a boundary or as part of a defensive barrier.
DYKE A drystone or turf wall forming a linear barrier.
OUTWORKS A series of defensive features, such as walls, banks and ditches, which protect a building or settlement.
WALL An enclosing structure composed of brick, stone or similar materials. Use specific type where known.

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