The Castles of Devon and Cornwall


This book is a comprehensive guide to the history and architecture of castellated buildings dating from the 11th century to the mid 17th century in the counties of Devon and Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

Following an introduction describing the development of fortified buildings in these areas are three gazetteers illustrated with many plans and photographs.

The book includes motte and bailey castles, ringworks, stone castles, moated or embattled manor houses, tower houses, town defences, and coastal blockhouses and artillery forts built before the 1660s, with information on about 100 sites in all.

Published in 1999

Contains 88 pages with 146 illustrations

ISBN 1-871731-38-0


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Weight 0.26 kg