Stockades

Defensive barriers of stakes, piles, or other timber and often including loopholes for gun fire, placed across entrenchments and redoubts, a harbor or river, or around a building, village, or another area in need of fortification.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
3086
Names
stockades
stockade
staketsels Dutch
staketsel Dutch
empalizadas Spanish
empalizada Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300006914. The J. Paul Getty Trust.