6 edition of Castles of Britain and Ireland found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 331-332) and index.
|Statement||Plantagenet Somerset Fry.|
|LC Classifications||DA660 .S62 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||336 p. :|
|Number of Pages||336|
|LC Control Number||97155915|
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The second part is a gazetteer -- by far the most comprehensive ever published in a single book -- that describes in great detail more than 1, castles in Britain and Ireland.
For the tourist, scholar, or armchair explorer of castles, this is the ultimate reference book/5(12). In Castles of Britain and Ireland, Rodney Castleden weaves a fascinating and detailed narrative of of the grandest and most historically significant castles in the British Isles, including Balmoral in Scotland, Bunratty in Ireland, Caernarfon in Wales and St Michael's Mount in England/5(17).
A decent book, but it is about pages for the first section on castle history and pages of the actual castle listings. I would have preferred that the pages of castle history, building, and war techniques at the beginning were omitted (I have read this many times before in other books) and instead focus more on the castle listings (which I thought the focus of the book was going to be)/5(17).
The Great Castles of Britain & Ireland: Hull, Lise, Whitehorne, Stephen: : Books/5(6). Britain and Ireland must be amongst the most spectrally populous parts of the world, and this book is a must for anyone interested in the ranks of headless spectres and ghastly ghouls /5(4).
Britain has a unique castle heritage, and The Great Castles of Britain and Ireland is a celebration of 50 beautiful, unique and fascinating castles. With stunning photography by Stephen Whitehorne, the book!s engaging commentary guides the reader the interior and exterior of each castle: architecture, furnishings, artefacts and gardens.4/5(12).
The second part is a gazetteer -- by far the most comprehensive ever published in a single book -- that describes in great detail more than 1, castles in Britain and Ireland. For the tourist, scholar, or armchair explorer of castles, this is the ultimate reference 4/5(21).
Castles of Britain and Ireland book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Castles of Britain and Ireland A photographic history /5. Richard Jones Haunted Castles of Britain and Ireland with his informative narrative about each haunted castle and John Masons striking photography of each castle is delightful way to spend some time learning history and dreaming about castles.
I also discovered that I have stayed in one of the haunted castles to celebrate a birthday!4/5. The book is divided into two parts. First there are 14 thematic chapters, ranging from details of castle life to the different kinds of castles to be found in different parts of the country.
The second part comprises a gazetteer which describes over of the most important castles in Britain and Ireland /5(14). From the grand medieval fortresses of Britain and Ireland to the châteaux of France and the fantasy castles of Eastern Europe, this wonderful new book offers an inspiring, breathtaking journey through the battles, struggles and victories of the past/5(7).
Hardcover Britain and Ireland are home to hundreds of castles, some still lived in, some reduced to little more than lumps and bumps in the landscape. Many of them have been the scene of great historical events - negotiations, battles, sieges, executions, kidnappings and betrayals, and all have often bloody and grim stories to tell/5(39).
Britain has a unique castle heritage. This book explores 50 fascinating and awe-inspiring castles. It guides the reader around the interior and exterior of each. Neuware - Ruined Abbeys and Castles of Great Britain and Ireland is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nutrition, medicine, and other genres.
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Castles of Britain and Ireland by Plantagenet Somerset Fry is the most important and most used book in my library. Not only is it a great read front to back but is invaluable as a reference when reading any history book about Britain and Ireland.5/5(2).
Britain and Ireland are among the world's greatest castle-building nations. Situated around the vulnerable coastline to defend Wales, Ireland, Scotland and England from seaborne invasion or commanding strategic inland positions to control the populace, castles exist throughout the country.
In Castles of Britain and Ireland, Rodney Castleden weaves a fascinating and detailed narrative of of the grandest and most historically significant castles in the British Isles, including Balmoral in Scotland, Bunratty in Ireland, Caernarfon in Wales and St Michael's Mount in England.
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Britain has a unique castle heritage, and "Castles of Britain and Ireland" is an exploration of 50 fascinating and awe-inspiring castles. With stunning photography by Stephen Whitehorne, the book's engaging commentary guides the reader around the interior and exterior of each castle: architecture, furnishings, artefacts and gardens/5(4).The great castles of Britain & Ireland.
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