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Castles and Fortifications of the West Country
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Castles and Fortifications of the West Country (Paperback)

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The history of the West Country has left a rich legacy of castles and other fortifications throughout its landscape built wherever power and wealth needed to be displayed, strategic points controlled or territory and local populations defended. In this book author Andrew Powell-Thomas explores the castles built over the centuries in Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Dorset and Wiltshire. Many of them defend the region's towns and cities, others are dotted along the strategically important coastline or are set in more remote areas. The earliest hillforts date back to prehistory, some still stand in all their glory, such as Pendennis Castle in Falmouth, others have been carefully preserved or restored to other uses; some such as Corfe Castle in Dorset are picturesque ruins, and others such as Bridgwater Castle in Somerset are no longer existent.



This fascinating portrait of the castles and other fortifications of the West Country will interest all those who know the area well as well as those wish to know more about the history of its castles and fortified structures.

Architecture & DesignArchitectureResidential buildings, domestic buildingsHistory & PoliticsArchaeologyHistory & PoliticsLocal interest, family history & nostalgiaLocal history Publisher: Amberley Publishing Publication Date: 15/06/2023 ISBN-13: 9781398111288  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Andrew Powell-Thomas writes military history, local heritage and children's fiction books, regularly speaking at events, libraries, schools and literary festivals across the South-West. He lives in Somerset with his wife and two young sons and with more books and events planned, it is possible to keep up with everything he is up to by following him on social media, Twitter page @authorapt, or by visiting his website at http://www.andrewpowell-thomas.co.uk

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