Its castellated brown walls and four towers stood guard over a dry moat that could be flooded from the cisterns in case of an attack.
The early 20th century dam is a splendid structure, with ten overflow arches and a castellated valve tower.
Two tours on Saturday will take visitors along the great castellated dam wall and beneath it on an ancient public thoroughfare.
It is a curious construction - a semi-detached castellated mansion.
Its walls stand five-foot thick, the building is three storeys high with small castellated towers sticking out at the tops of each corner of the building.
The Folly, overlooking the lovely village of Hambledon, in Hampshire, is Victorian, listed and distinctly odd: a castellated three-storey tower sitting on its own at the bottom of somebody's garden.
An ornamental doocot was built in a corner of the garden, and a castellated tower added a refined pedigree to the old sawmill.
When his dominions were half depopulated, he summoned to his presence a thousand hale and light-hearted friends from among the knights and dames of his court, and with these retired to the deep seclusion of one of his castellated abbeys.
Lastly, multiple foreign objects were found throughout the wing: line caps, castellated nuts, washers, and cotter pins.
The church has imposing steps leading up to the main door and an unusual square tower surmounted by a round, castellated tower.