A big question very often asked on tours is “How big is the Ozark Medieval Fortress really going to be?”. The historical perspective of the answer is that it is, according to the French designer, a castle of medium size for France in 1226. For a guest visiting the Fortress, the answer is that it is huge and one unbelievable amount of rocks. Think of it: the castle is approximately 200 feet side to side in a modified pentagon with each side about 100 feet and each corner has a 30-foot diameter tower. The Gate House towers are actually a pair of towers. The walls are 5 feet thick. Now, ignoring the fact that the Lord’s Tower walls are thicker and there will be internal walls for the Great Hall, etc., and ignoring all of the work hauling sand, lime and water, let’s just take a quick look at the amount of rock for the Fortress construction.
Any way you look at it, the Ozark Medieval Fortress is impressive.