Little Books: Scottish Castles

Stock No 50483
EAN/ISBN 9780008251116
Author: Chris Tabraham
Publisher: Collins
Format: PB

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A pocket-sized guide to nearly 140 of Scotlands most dramatic castles and strongholds, all of which are open to the public.Historical background and architectural details for each of the castles, accompanied by a beautiful colour photograph. Includes the major sites of Edinburgh and Stirling, and covers from as far north as Shetland (Muness) to as far south as Dumfries and Galloway (Stranraer), west as far as the Outer Hebrides (Kisimul), and east to Aberdeenshire (Balmoral)Contains an introduction on Scotland's castles - history, description of classification of building type with examples.Includes details on the propertys custodianship, whether cared for by Historic Environment Scotland or the National Trust for Scotland, a description of the gardens where relevant, location, website and phone number.

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