Description of the Bower
The Bower was an attractive and private apartment, or room, intended for the Lady of the Medieval castle. The Bower was initially situated in a room behind the dais at the back Great Hall but was later built as a feature of all later castles on higher levels.
Purpose of the Bower
The purpose of the Bower was the private withdrawing-room and bedroom for the Lady of the castle. The Bower was furnished with a bed and various chests for garments, a few benches and stools. The Bower was an extension of the family room called the Solar.