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Castles of England, Scotland and Wales.

by Paul Johnson

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Published by Phoenix .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesCountry S
The Physical Object
Pagination19cm x 25cm. Ill. n.e.
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17152477M
ISBN 100753802627
OCLC/WorldCa38600394

Castles of England, Scotland, and Wales. [Paul Johnson] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Paul Johnson. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number. A castle is a type of fortified structure, developed in Europe during the Middle first castles appeared in France in the 10th century, and in England during the 11th century. A few castles are known to have been built in England before the Normans invaded in ; a great many were built in the years following, the principal mechanism by means of which the Normans were able to.

Jones' Views of the Seats, Mansions, Castles, Etc. of Noblemen & Gentlemen in England, Wales, Scotland & Ireland: And Other Picturesque Scenery Accompanied with Historical Descriptions of the Mansions, Lists of Pictures, Statues, &c. and Genealogical Sketches of the Families and Their Possessors: Forming Part of the General Series of Jones' Great Britain Illustrated, Part 2. Castles of England, Scotland, and Wales by Paul Johnson starting at $ Castles of England, Scotland, and Wales has 4 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

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The castles we saw were the White Tower of the Tower of London, Framlingham, Orford, Colchester, Rochester, Canterbury, Dover, Bodiam, Great Hall of Winchester Castle, Wolvesey and Windsor.

The book was of invaluable assistance--not only in making the selection, but in describing their history and most interesting features/5(8).

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I've always loved castles and this book excels in providing individual descriptions about so many castles in England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Here are the magnificent structures standing side by side on these pages with small keeps anchored amidst rocky shores or standing like a /5.

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Bernard Lowry wrote a fine book on pillboxes and tank traps, also published by Shire Publications, and decided to delve back in time and have a look at Medieval castles in England and Wales.

This is the result. When most books from the Shire stable clock in at about 64 pages, this one, being one of the recent publications from the company, has Reviews: England, Scotland and Wales are full of castles and fortifications to explore.

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I found this little guide book extremely had lovely pictures throughout and I liked how each castle was discussed at off the book gives you some background info on the history of castles themselves and then moves along to castles in England,Ireland,Scotland and history,attractions of today and visitor's info is given on each is also sections in the middle 4/5.

In the COUNTRY series, Johnson takes the reader on an illustrated tour of castles. He traces each stage of their development from Norman times through Plantagenet and Edwardian expansion in Wales, Tudor strengthening of the coastal defences, the Civil War and their gradual decay until the extraordinary mock castles of the 19th century.

Castles of England, Scotland, and Wales (Hardcover) Published November 1st by HarperCollins Publishers Hardcover, pages. Castles of England, Scotland, and Wales. [Paul Johnson] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

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[Paul Johnson] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Paul Johnson. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number:   Book Overview England, Scotland, and Wales together possess one of the largest and most impressive collections of castles anywhere in the world.

Their names--Kenilworth, Edinburgh, Bodiam, Stirling, Tintagel--conjure images of romance, battles and intrigue/5(2).