Fortified habitations, usually built and occupied during medieval times.
Castle replicas built as homes in later centuries and not intended for defence are not included in this category, unless the replica is a faithful reconstruction of an historical building on its original site.
Castles in France.
Only châteaux which retain at least some elements of fortifications will be listed here. Other châteaux should be submitted to the country houses category.
Fortified dwellings in Germany, generally of the medieval period.
Fortified habitations built and occupied during medieval times within Ireland.
This category make a thorough study of site concerning the castle in Japan.
Fortified habitations built and occupied during medieval times within the United Kingdom.