Exploring Historic Yorkshire
Hardback 282pp Illustrated 240x170mm
9781841030258   Product Code: 24211
Beginning with a history of castle building in Yorkshire, from the Norman Conquest to the English Civil War, and a chapter describing the ten most rewarding castles to visit in the county, Turner's book goes on to trace the development of castles in architectural, social and military contexts,discussing topics ranging from the siting of early castles to the demise of the defensive stronghold. The book concludes with a gazetteer of around 100 sites for today's visitor.