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The Pugin Foundation is a not for profit organisation based in Victoria. Their website is devoted to the works of English architect August Welby Northmore Pugin (1812-1852). The website has a particular focus on the Pugin-designed churches built in…

An image of a Kryal Castle knight preparing for a Jousting display at Kryal Castle in Ballarat, Victoria. Jousting was a popular medieval and Renaissance sport from the thirteenth century, and is often associated with the chivalric ideal.

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An image of the wall and gate surrounding Kryal Castle. A tourist attraction located 8km from Ballarat in Victoria, Kryal Castle was built in 1972 (opened in 1974) by Keith Ryall.

Described as ‘Australia’s unique medieval castle’, Kryal…

An image of the wall and gate surrounding Kryal Castle. A tourist attraction located 8km from Ballarat in Victoria, Kryal Castle was built in 1972 (opened in 1974) by Keith Ryall.

Described as ‘Australia’s unique medieval castle’, Kryal…

This article in the Melbourne newspaper The Argus in 1926 describes the invention of a one-man tank. The report is based on photographs published in the London newspaper the Daily Telegraph. It describes the tank as reintroducing ‘the medieval…

An image of a tower at Kryal Castle. A tourist attraction located 8km from Ballarat in Victoria, Kryal Castle was built in 1972 (opened in 1974) by Keith Ryall.

Described as ‘Australia’s unique medieval castle’, Kryal Castle can also be…

An image of a person jousting at Kryal Castle in Ballarat. Jousting was a popular medieval and Renaissance sport from the thirteenth century, and is often associated with the chivalric ideal.

About Kryal Castle:

Located 8km from Ballarat in…

A view of a traceried gothic window at Scot’s Church on Collins Street in central Melbourne. Above the window, an arcade of lancet arches lines the gable. A number of other slender lancet windows and examples of decorative blind tracery are…