Castles of Scotland (Hardback)

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  • 48807
  • 9781899874569
  • 1 Author
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  • 2 Publisher
  • Goblinshead
  • 3 Format
  • HB 260x190mm 752pp

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THE 'BIBLE OF SCOTTISH CASTLES' . Greatly expanded and completely revised edition of this popular and acclaimed book, the only work to cover all of Scotland's castles and fortified houses. More than 4,100 entries, 1,000 more than last edition. Arranged alphabetically, each entry has NGR, location, description/development of the site, family and notable owners, history and sieges, ghosts and grisly or amusing tales. Opening info plus contact/websites. 425 b&w drawings and 290 b&w photos. This Hardback edition also has 64pp of colour plates (112 full-colour photos). Indispensable indexes by family/clan name; names and x-references; open to the public; accommodation; wedding venues; gardens; and ghosts. Maps locate all the castles. Plus glossary of architectural terms, development of the castle in Scotland, titles and office of state, and more. AN INVALUABLE AND ENGROSSING READ FOR ALL CASTLE ENTHUSIASTS

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