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GM's Maps #24: Castle 2: Large Keep

GM's Maps #24: Castle 2: Large Keep

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Castles have fascinated people for over a thousand years and have been a staple of Fantasy RPGs since the beginning.

Emerging in Europe and the Middle East around the 9th and 10th centuries they were a natural extension of other forms of fortified building that is also the residence of a noble of some kind. 

This map presents a large keep, the primary building in a castle. The full castle is likely to include a large wall enclosing an area large enough to house other, smaller buildings such as stables, granaries and so on. The inspiration for this particular castle has been drawn from several castles across the northern English county of Northumberland and is not a faithful representation of any one castle. I have taken significant artistic licence since each castle was built from a unique design rather than a standard blueprint. However, I drew most heavily on the 12th century Warkworth castle, which lies near the town of the same name. Warkworth particularly influenced the design of the ground or entrance floor of this castle although in fact in the real castle the kitchen and buttery lie on the level above the main entrance which is reached by external stairs.

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Publishers wishing to use this map in their own products may do so subject to the following restrictions;

You may use the map in your own adventures or supplements provided you add your own content.
This map may not be resold as part of a product that is intended primarily as a map or collection of maps.

If you use this map please credit the author B F Irving and Gethsemane Games and include the line “Map created with Campaign Cartographer 3 by Profantasy Software”

 
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