This book is a comprehensive guide to the history and architecture of 34 castellated buildings dating from the late 11th century into the early 16th century in Gloucestershire and Bristol.
Following an introduction describing the development of fortified buildings in this area is a gazetteer illustrated with many photographs and plans.
The book includes stone castles, moated or embattled manor houses, town defences, and the earthworks of motte and bailey or ringwork sites which only ever possessed timber framed buildings and palisades.
Published in 2002
Contains 40 pages with 57 illustrations