Thesaurus Term/Concept: POSTERN

Identifier 68901
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note A small gateway cut through the curtain wall or its flanking towers. Used primarily as an outlet for counter-attacking forces.

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Context Record
Monument Type MLI84354 Late Saxon and medieval remains, Motherby Hill, Lincoln (Monument)
Monument Type MLI94763 Medieval gateway in a wall to the rear of Bath Row, Stamford (Building)