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The strenghts of a shell keep castle is that it is at the top of a hill and so the enemy can't batter it down with a battering ram and it is at a top of a hill so the enemy can't throw or fire things over. the shell keep castle is 8 - 10 metres thick and it is 20 - 25 feet high.

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Havn't got a clue but I'd like it if someone would tell me and fast cos I've got to hand in my History project tomorrow

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