How to build a castle

The Guedelon castle is a French medieval chateau-fort being built using the techniques, materials and rules of the 13th century. [23 photos total]

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A view of the construction site of the Chateau de Guedelon near Treigny in the Burgundy region of France. The Guedelon castle is a French medieval chateau-fort being built using the techniques, materials and rules of the 13th Century. Construction will be completed in 2030. (REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen) #
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Stonecutter and massons work at the construction site of the Chateau de Guedelon. (REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen) #
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Women work at the construction site of the Chateau de Guedelon. (REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen) #
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A view of the construction site of the Chateau de Guedelon. (REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen) #
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A man works at the construction site of the Chateau de Guedelon. (REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen) #
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Stonecutters tools are seen at the construction site of the Chateau de Guedelon. (REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen) #
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A worker walks in a winch drum at the construction site of the Chateau de Guedelon. (REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen) #
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Workers carry stones at the construction site of the Chateau de Guedelon. (REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen) #
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A stonecutter works at the construction site of the Chateau de Guedelon. (REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen) #
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Colour test are seen on a wall of the Chateau de Guedelon. (REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen) #
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View of the timber work in castle bedroom at the construction site of the Chateau de Guedelon. (REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen) #
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Clement Guerard, blacksmith at the site since 1999, poses in his workshop at the construction site of the Chateau de Guedelon. (REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen) #
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A blue print and a model of the Chateau de Guedelon. (REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen) #
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Thierry Baupain poses in his workshop at the construction site of the Chateau de Guedelon. (REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen) #
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A view of the construction site of the Chateau de Guedelon. (REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen) #
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View of the castle bedroom at the construction site of the Chateau de Guedelon. (REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen) #
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A view of the construction site of the Chateau de Guedelon. (REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen) #
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Tiler Bruno Feval poses in his workshop at the construction site of the Chateau de Guedelon. (REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen) #
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A view of the blue print of the Chateau de Guedelon. (REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen) #
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View of the frontage of the Chateau de Guedelon at the construction site near Treigny in the Burgundy region of France, October 29, 2013. (REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen) #
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Stonecutter Eugene Kedadra poses in his workshop at the construction site. (REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen) #
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View of the construction site of the Chateau de Guedelon near Treigny in the Burgundy region of France, October 29, 2013. (REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen) #
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Mason Guillaume Glotin poses in his workshop at the construction site. (REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen) #

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