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GUARDHOUSE

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A building used for the accommodation of a military guard and/or the detainment of prisoners.

Related Terms

Term Note
GATEHOUSE A gateway with one or more chambers over the entrance arch; the flanking towers housing stairs and additional rooms. Use with wider site type where known.
WATCH HOUSE A house or hut for a nightwatchman; including parish watch houses in churchyards and private watch houses, eg. in dockyards, factories, etc.

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