Sticks and Stones Building a Medieval Castle

November 2006
Weekly Reader News - Senior;11/10/2006, Vol. 85 Issue 10, p6
The article discusses how the Guédelon castle is being re-created. In the forest of Burgundy, France, craftspeople, dressed in tunics and using their bare hands and rustic tools, toil to re-create a medieval castle. In 1997, construction began and if all goes according to plan, the castle will be completed in 2023. The project is said to be the childhood dream of Michel Guyot. A diagram that shows some medieval techniques for building a safe castle is presented.


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