This is a guide to over 90 of Scotland's most dramatic strongholds. Each castle includes a history of fortifications, an illustrated gazetteer of castles as well as main architectural features and public accessibility for each structure are included.
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The castle is always seen as being a typically Scottish building type. The laird living in his castle is regarded as being as typical of Scotland as the squire in his manor house is of England. This still has a large element of truth in it, and 'Collins Gem Castles of Scotland' is an accessible introduction to this fascinating aspect of Scottish history.From the Back Cover:
The histories of over 100 Scottish clans, together with full colour illustrations of their tartans
Crest, motto and Gaelic name given for each clan
Includes list of clan septs
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Book Description Harper San Francisco, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110004704991
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Book Description Harper San Francisco, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 4704991