The Medieval Castles of Wales (Paperback)

By John R. Kenyon

University of Wales Press, 9780708321805, 166pp.

Publication Date: January 15, 2011

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Description

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.



About the Author

John R. Kenyon is head librarian of Amgueddfa Cymru National Museum Wales. He is one of the United Kingdom s leading authorities on castles and has written and edited a number of books and academic papers on this topic."
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