Castles & fortifications

    Abandoned Castles

    By Kieron Connolly

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.45

    With 150 outstanding colour photographs, Abandoned Castles is a brilliant pictorial examination of castles, forts, keeps, and defensive fortifications from the ancient world to the end of the nineteenth century.

    Maginot Line

    By J. E. Kaufmann

    Paperback Save £4.34 = £12.65

    History of the conception, design, construction of the line, lavishly illustrated with photographs and plans.

    Capture the Castle

    By Andy King

    Hardback Save £7.54 = £17.46

    Relics of the Reich: The Buildings the Nazis Left Behind

    By Colin Philpott

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.45

    This book will take an holistic view of Nazi architecture.

    Castles of the Marches

    By John Kinross

    Paperback £11.45

    A fascinating insight into the historic castles of Herefordshire, Shropshire and the Welsh Marches.

    Castles in Wales

    By Peter Park

    Hardback £30.00

    A selection of castles from Wales, some grand, some small and some with something a bit special about them. Photgrahed during several visits to Wales

    Forts and Fortifications of Europe 1815-1945 - The Central S

    By J. E. Kaufmann

    Hardback Save £7.54 = £17.46

    An authoritative history of the defensive lines built in Central Europe during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Essential reading and reference for anyone who is fascinated by the history of fortification.

    How To Read Castles

    By Malcolm Hislop

    Paperback £8.45

    How to Read Castles is a travel-sized primer that takes a strictly visual approach to castle architecture, building up the reader's vocabulary of castle types, styles, and materials, and showing how these aspects can be recognized across architectural features from the floor-plan and moat, to the towers and crenulations. Focusing...


    By Marc Morris

    Paperback Save £1.14 = £7.85

    Beginning with their introduction in the eleventh century, and ending with their widespread abandonment in the seventeenth, Marc Morris explores many of the country's most famous castles, as well as some spectacular lesser-known examples. Be it ever so grand or ever so humble, a castle was first and foremost a...


    By Simon Jenkins

    Paperback £14.45

    From the great citadels of Caernarvon, Powis and Beaumaris in the north, to the Victorian glories of Cardiff in the south, St David's cathedral in the west to the little hill church of Patrishow in the east, the buildings of Wales embody its history and are the equal of any...

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