|fortification_type = sconce|
|Sconce - a small protective fortification built from the late Middle Ages until the 19th century.|
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Ais a small protective fortification, such as an earthwork, often placed on a mound as a defensive work for artillery. It was used primarily in Northern Europe from the late Middle Ages until the 19th century.
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