Jousting at Kryal Castle, Ballarat

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Title

Jousting at Kryal Castle, Ballarat

Subject

joust, jousting, jouster, lists, horse, lance, Kryal Castle, castle, crenelation, drawbridge, gate, Kryal Castle, moat, porticullis, Keith Ryall, tourism, tower, battlements, leisure, recreation, re-creation, entertainment, functions, Ballarat, Melbourne, VIC, Victoria, sport, games, medieval sport, knight, knights

Description

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.

About Kryal Castle:

Located 8km from Ballarat in Victoria, Kryal Castle is a local tourist attraction. Described as ‘Australia’s unique medieval castle’, Kryal Castle can be hired for weddings, conferences, functions, and special events. It was built in 1972 and opened in 1974 by Keith Ryall. Its medieval architectural features include crenellation, a moat, and a defended gate with flanking towers, drawbridge and a porticullis.

Creator

Jeffrey, N.

Date

2007

Rights

Image used with permission of N. Jeffrey

Format

Digital Photograph; JPEG

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Original Format

Digital Photograph; JPEG

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Citation

“Jousting at Kryal Castle, Ballarat,” Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory, accessed September 16, 2019, http://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/1007.