The Medieval Castles of Wales

John R. Kenyon

John R. Kenyon

Distributed for University of Wales Press

166 pages | 16 color plates, 14 halftones | 7 1/2 x 9 1/4 | © 2010
Paper $25.00 ISBN: 9780708321805 Published January 2011 For sale in North and South America, Australia, and New Zealand only

The Medieval Castles of Wales is a concise but informative guide that highlights the most important and interesting medieval castles throughout the Welsh countryside. The opening chapter traces the history of castle architecture in Britain. The five subsequent chapters—divided by region—guide the reader through these magnificent structures, with each entry featuring a history of the site, a description of the visible remains, and relevant tourist information such as maps and entry prices. A final chapter provides a brief overview of castle-like buildings constructed since the seventeenth century and an extensive bibliography for further reading.

List of Illustrations

1  Introduction
2  The North-West
3  The North-East
4  Central
5 The South-West
6 The South-East
7 Aftermath

Regnal and other Dates
Further Reading
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