Medieval Architecture Crossword Puzzle

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  • gothic: a style of architecture that involved large stained-glass windows, pointed arches, rib vaults, flying buttresses, and ornate decoration
  • medieval: a type of architecture that is characterized by its heavy, solid, and fortified structures
  • portcullis: a strong, heavy grating that can be lowered down grooves on each side of a gateway to block it
  • plain: furniture was very _ , but was covered with rich material
  • porch: an essential feature in the hall plan
  • castles: became both instruments of political and social control and strategic tools for offense and defense
  • chariot: the wall contained a row of one-roomed buildings facing inwards with enough space for a four-horse _ to pass
  • strong: because castles were built to resist attack from an enemy, they had _ walls
  • fire: the porch prevented a _ from getting a supply of air
  • moat: a depression surrounding a castle, city wall, or other fortification, usually but not always filled with water