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Description

 

Projection from an outer wall of a castle or fortification.

 

Local examples (click to enlarge)

Bastion

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Zoar chapel (q.v.), part of the city walls, Burgate Lane

Chapel bastion near the Cathedral's Queningate

Rectangular bastion, Pound Lane, from across the river

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