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Scottish castles & fortifications

Richard Dargie

Scottish castles & fortifications

by Richard Dargie

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Published by GW Pub. in Thatcham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Castles -- Scotland,
  • Fortification -- Scotland

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesScottish castles and fortifications
    StatementRichard Lewis Campbell Dargie ; photography by Graeme Wallace.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA875 .D37 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p. :
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23731987M
    ISBN 100956121101
    ISBN 109780956121103
    LC Control Number2009510169

    Caerlaverock Castle is an incredible, triangular Scottish castle that's quite unlike anything else in the world. As with so many other modern day castles, the the fortifications at Caerlaverock were preceded by ancient Iron Age hill forts, as well as more modern Roman outposts. My book, Exploring English Castles, is filled with stories. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

    Castles in Scotland have a certain romance about them. When you think of a Scottish Castle, you think of windswept highlands, battlefields and ramparts built to stand the test of time. Castles in Scotland certainly are a breed apart from similar structures in other parts of . More than castles and other medieval buildings can be found in Scotland; here we have a list of more than of them, mostly castles, divided over several pages. When you miss an important monument, or see an error, please contact us. We tried to find a website for every castle to provide more information and pictures.

    Product Information. Historian Richard Dargie explores over Scottish castles and fortifications and examines why they were built and what their defences were, as well as revealing the battles, plotting and treachery that took place in and around them. The story of Scottish castles in the s and since has largely followed the trend of movement from defence to comfort set in the s. An added twist has been the widespread desire to reflect the earlier tradition of castles by building mansion houses that, either in overall form or in stylistic detail (or both), externally look and feel.


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