|a Barbican outside Leeds Castle's entrance|
Some distance from the entrance of Leeds Castle were what appeared to be ruins of walls with windows. They were a barbican. Basically, a barbican is an outer fortification of a city or castle. It's an outpost or gateway, that acted as an outer defense to a castle.
|Barbican ruins at Leeds Castle|
VIDEO: We made a short video to give you a look around the barbican.
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|Window in the Barbican|