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Any earthworks, walling, bastion or fortified outwork, or combination of these, generally with ditch or moat.


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GATE A moveable structure used to allow or prevent passage through an opening, usually in a wall, fence or other barrier.
GATE TOWER A tower, containing a gate, built into the walls of a town, castle or similar fortification.
TOWN DEFENCES Defensive fortifications, such as ramparts, ditches and stone walls, built to defend a town or city. Linked Data resource