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The myth of the motte and bailey castle in Scotland

An assessment of medieval earthwork fortifications in Scotland and their relationship to traditional Anglo-Norman motte and bailey castles, and earlier Scottish sites.

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The defences of the Mersey

The river Mersey was one of the most important rivers in the country in Victorian times as along its northern side was the port of Liverpool

Scotland's castles

Rescued, rebuilt and reoccupied, 1945-2010.


Fort Widley

Several generations of Portsmouth people have given the nickname "Palmerston's Folly" to the Victorian forts on Portsdown Hill.

Arrow-loops in the Great Tower of Kenilworth castle

It is surprising how few Norman castles exhibit arrow-loops (that is, tall vertical slits, cut through walls, widening internally (embrasure),

Earth and Timber Castles of the Llŷn Peninsula

In their Archaeological, Historical and Landscape Context.   

Aspects of the archaeology of the castle in the north of England

This thesis is an examination of the archaeological, historical and landscape contexts of the Norman castle in the northern counties

The Construction of Hadrian's Wall

The purpose of this thesis is to examine all the processes necessary to build theWall

Survey of Edinburgh First World War trenches

World renowned experts have begun a major survey aimed at unlocking the secrets of the Edinburgh's First World War trenches.

English castle garrisons in the Anglo-Scottish wars

The military history of the castle has been dominated by architecturally based studies whilst little attention has been paid to the men who manned them in time of war.

Chepstow Castle

If there is a castle that comes close to matching Harlech in historical importance, that castle is surely Chepstow.

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Reappraisals in English Castle-study

Cultural realities and reappraisals in English castle-study.

Dig Uncovers Northampton Castle's Walls

Remains of the walls of Northampton Castle have been discovered at an archeological dig ahead of the £20 million redevelopment of Northampton railway station.

Frontiers of Knowledge

A research framework for Hadrian's Wall.

Gelligaer Roman Fort

The fort at Gelligaer, of which the Roman name is lost, occupies a position on a long broad ridge between the Taff and Rhymney valleys.

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St Mawes Castle

It is generally agreed that the geat age of castle building in medieval Britain came to an end in the early 13th century.

Fort Brockhurst

Fort Brockhurst is to all intents and purposes a castle, perhaps not in the traditional sense of a fortress, but a modern castle nonetheless.

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Tynemouth Castle

The monument includes the remains of an enclosure castle built by the priors of Tynemouth around the headland to enclose the monastery and defend it from attack.

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Leith’s historic defences laid bare

A section of Leith's 16th century defences have been uncovered ahead of a proposed housing development.

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