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|It is so cool when things are happening as the satellite passes by. Here is a boat (a big boat) going through a (small) drawbridge. This is the Brightman Bridge on the Fall river about 44 miles south of Boston. Look at all the cars backed up on both sides of the drawbridge.||07/09/2005||1,533|
|I found this open drawbridge in Quebec Canada. There is a boat that has just passed under it||04/01/2007||356|
|A drawbridge in up-position.||08/01/2005||588|
|A drawbridge that remains open near Jacksonville,FL.||02/10/2007||322|
|Castell Coch (Red Castle in Welsh) was designed by William Burges for the 3rd Marquis of Bute.|
It was built upon the remains of a genuine 13th century castle, overlooking the River Taff . It is visible from the M4 motorway and it often illuminated at night.
Completed in 1891.
It has an authentic medieval look to the exterior with a working portcull...
|The listed as Historical monument is located on an island which was once surrounded by fortifications and only accessible via its two bridges. An ancestor of the owner Nicolas de Vallois d'Escoville acquired the château in 1538. The building still display its proud postern and a perfectly restored 15th century drawbridge facing the remains of the elegant 16th chateau; They are beautiful floral ...||01/10/2006||279|
|From the old medieval fortress, renovated between 1450 and 1470 per Jean de Derval remains significant vestiges. It counted 6 turns, a châtelet of entry with a drawbridge and the lanlord home. The oldest part is consisted the chorus of the vault castrale of Roman style (XIIIe). Four turns are still drawn up: the keep (XIIIe - beginning of XVe century) independent of the castle, high of 38 meter...||01/02/2006||374|
|Located at the border of Penthièvre and the county of Dinan, this imposing castle pointed out the power of the Duke of Brittany and Tournemine, trusty servant of the Duchy. Destroyed in 1341, at the time of the war of succession of Brittany, of the first castle of XIIIe century, there remain only some vestiges. Rebuilt in XVe century, it holds account of the technical innovations as indicates i...||12/27/2005||217|
|Built in the beginning of XVth century by Pierre de Bournan the castle was later given in property to Jeanne de Bourbon (natural daughter of Louis XI. She implemented additional front tower and gallery and gave the building its final looking.|
From the 12th century on, the property was owned by a series of aristocratic families, including the de Montsoreau, de Marmande, de Sainte-Maure, a...
|From the IXth century, a first fortress belongs to the viscounts of Limoges. In the XIIth, this castle belonged to turbulent troubadour Bertrand de Born.|
Several constructions were successively built of which few tracks are remaining (tower in the western angle of the yard).
During the One hundred years war, in 1335, the castle is occupied by the English, but it changes ha...
|XIIth, XIVth, XVIth and XVIIth castle. Built on a succession of rocky terraces, this former fortified town possesses a triple enclosure which conjugates the rigour of warfare techniques with the elegance of the Renaissance era.|
To enter, we pass the first chatelet of the XVIIth, formerly preceded by a drawbridge, which leads to the first enclosure
flanked with circular tow...
|Built in the XIVth century, Bannes castle proudly stand on a rocky spur situated on the municipality of Beaumont on Dordogne.|
An arched bridge, in front of entrance chatelet and a drawbridge, give access to the door of the fortress. Five towers with machicolation covered of conical roofs of slate and detached houses of various sizes enclose a small inner courtyard. A round doveco...