Guédelon Castle


Mark Cartwright
published on 16 September 2023
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Guédelon castle in Treigny, Burgundy, France. The construction began in 1997 and is inspired by the castle architecture prevalent during the reign of King Philip-Augustus (1180-1223). An example of experimental archaeology, the castle is being built using only medieval methods of construction.

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a full-time writer, researcher, historian, and editor. Special interests include art, architecture, and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the WHE Publishing Director.

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