Castles: Their Construction and History [NOOK Book]

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Concise, scholarly survey traces castle development from ancient roots in the Levant, through Roman times and the Middle Ages. Nearly 200 photographs and drawings illustrate moats, keeps, baileys, and many other features. Covers Caernarvon Castle and Dover castle, Hadrian's Wall, the Tower of London, and dozens more. 199 black-and-white illustrations. Preface. Index. Footnotes.
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Castles: Their Construction and History

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Overview



Concise, scholarly survey traces castle development from ancient roots in the Levant, through Roman times and the Middle Ages. Nearly 200 photographs and drawings illustrate moats, keeps, baileys, and many other features. Covers Caernarvon Castle and Dover castle, Hadrian's Wall, the Tower of London, and dozens more. 199 black-and-white illustrations. Preface. Index. Footnotes.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486319414
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 3/12/2013
  • Series: Dover Architecture
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 344,629
  • File size: 18 MB
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Table of Contents

Aigues Mortes - Plans, Section and Elevation of the Tour de Constance 129
Anadoli Kavak - Plan of Hieron Castle 86
The Gateway 124
Angers - The Chateau from the South 135
Arques - The Chateau from the South 64
Arundel Castle - Plan of the Castle 53
Ashby-de-la-Zouche - The Chapel 228
Athens - The Dipylon 12
Basement Windows 113
Beaumaris Castle - Plan of the Castle 162
The North Gatehouse from within the Bailey 137
Beeston Castle - The Castle from the West 132
Bodiam Castle - Plan of the Castle 217
The Castle from the North 220
The South and West Ranges of the Courtyard 220
Borcovicium - Plan of the Roman Camp 37
Borthwick Castle - Plan of the Castle 221
The Tower from the North-West 222
Bothwell Castle - The Keep from within the Bailey 137
Brinklow Castle - Plan of the Castle 53
Caerlaverock Castle - The Gatehouse 168
Caernarvon Castle - Plan of the Castle 158
The Castle from the South-East 152
The Eagle Tower from within the Bailey 167
Plan and Section of the King's Gate 196
The King's Gate from the North-East 200
Caerphilly Castle - Plan of the Castle 154
The Screen Wall from the South-East 124
Elevation and Section of the Outer Gateway 192
The East Gateway from the Inner Bailey 188
Details of the East Gatehouse 193
Towers of the Screen Wall 211
Cahors - The Pont Valentre 173
Cairo - Plan of Bab Al-Futuh 105
Bab An-Nasr 108
Burg Ez-Zefer. Plan of the East Gateway 109
Burg Ez-Zefer. The East Gateway from Without 108
Plan and Section of the Burg Muqattam 232
Old Cairo - Plan of the Fortress of Babylon in Egypt 44
Camber Castle - Plan of the Castle 233
Canterbury - The Castle. Plans, Section and Elevation of the Keep 73
The Castle. Window of the Keep 112
The West Gate of the City. Loophole 231
Chateau Gaillard - Plan of the Chateau 117
The Donjon from the East 118
Chepstow Castle - Fitz Osbern's Hall from the South 81
Marten's Tower 211
Window in the Basement of Fitz Osbern's Hall 113
Chinon - Plan of the Tour du Coudray 125
Chipchase Castle - The Tower from the South-West 183
Colchester - Plan of the Balkerne Gate 39
Plan of the Keep 71
The Keep from the South-East 68
Partition Wall in the Keep 63
Window in the Keep 112
Plan and Section of Fireplace in the Keep 115
Fireplace in the Keep 107
Conisborough Castle - Plans, Section and Elevation of the Keep 96
Window in the Keep 112
Constantinople - The Land Walls 41
Conway Castle - Plan of the Castle 156
The Castle from the North-East 151
The Castle from the South-West 151
Corfe Castle - The Castle from the South-East 67
The Wall Walk through the Keep 107
Plan and Section of the Middle Gateway 190
Craigmillar Castle - Plans and Section of the Tower 181
The Castle from the South-East 176
Criccieth Castle - The Castle from the North-West 138
Deal Castle - Plan of the Castle 233
Denbigh Castle - Plan of the Gateway 195
The Gatehouse from the North-East 200
Doune Castle - The Castle from the North-East 219
The Tower House from within the Bailey 219
Leaf of Iron Yett 201
Dover Castle - Plan of the Keep 80
Drawbridges - Method of Raising Drawbridge 203
Ellesmere Castle - Plan of the Castle 53
Elphinstone - The Tower from the South 219
Etampes - Plans, Section and Elevation of the Donjon 95
Exeter Castle - Plan and Section of the Gateway 104
Falaise - Loophole in Chateau 231
Flint Castle - Plan of the Castle 155
Foix - Plan and Section of the Chateau 174
The Chateau from the West 175
Frejus - Plan of the Porte des Gaules 34
Gisors - Plan of the Chateau 62
Hadrian's Wall - Plan of Borcovicium 37
Hall Windows 112
Harlech Castle - Plan of the Castle 160
The Castle from the North 138
Haughley Castle - Plan of the Castle 53
Hittite City - From the Wall of the Great Hypostyle hall of the Ramesseum, Thebes 5
Houdan - Plans, Section and Elevation of the Donjon 91
Window of the Donjon 112
Kenilworth Castle - Plan of the Inner Bailey 75
The Keep from the South 78
Plan and Section of the Battlements of the Keep 110
Window in the Basement of the Keep 113
Loophole in the Water Tower 111
The Great Hall, Interior 228
Khorsabad - Plan of Gateway 10
Kirby Muxloe - Loophole in Gateway 231
Le Krak des Chevaliers - Plan of the Castle 136
Launceston Castle - Plan and Section of the Keep 58
The Keep from the East 55
Plan of the South Gateway 106
The South Gateway from Without 78
Lewes Castle - Plan of the Castle 53
Leybourn Castle - Section and Elevation of the Gateway 194
Loches - Plan of the Donjon 69
The Donjon from the South-West 69
Window of the Donjon 112
Loopholes or Meurtrieres 111
London - The White Tower from the South-East 68
Longtown Castle - Plans of the Keep 97
The Keep from the West 88
Lydford Castle - The Keep from the South 81
Maiden Castle - Plan of the Castle 26
Mallorca - Plan of the Castillo de Bellver 165
St. Mawes - Plan of the Castle 234
Medinet Habu - Plan of the Outer Gateways 6
The Outer Gateways 7
Crenellations on the Outer Wall 9
Manorbier - Loophole in Battlements of Curtain 111
Mycenae - Plan of the Acropolis 2
Najac - Plan of the Inner Bailey 127
The Chateau from the East 131
Newark, Selkirkshire - The Castle from the East 227
Nicaea - Plan of the City 42
Nimes - Plan of the Porte Auguste 35
Old Cairo - Plan of the Fortress of Babylon in Egypt 44
Ortenberg - Plan and Section of the Castle 126
Parthenay - Porte St. Jacques 187
Pembroke Castle - Plan of the Castle 120
Plan and Section of the Keep 121
The Keep from the South 123
The Keep, Interior, looking up towards the Dome 107
Loopholes in the Battlements of the Keep 111
Plan and Section of the Gateway 191
Pendennis Castle - Plans of the Castle 235
Pompei - Plan and Section of the Walls 23
The Parapets 24
Provins - Plan and Section of the Tour de Cesar 93
Queenborough - Plan of the Castle 166
Restormel Castle - Plan of the Keep 61
The Keep from the West 56
The Keep, Interior, looking towards the Gateway 56
Rhodes - The Ancient Walls 13
La Roche Guyon - Plan of the Chateau 119
Rochester Castle - The Keep from the North-West 77
Fireplace in the Keep 107
Roumeli Hissar - The Castle from the West, looking across the Bosporus to Anadoli Hissar on the Asiatic Shore 82
Plan and Section of the Black Tower 84
The Black Tower from within the Castle 87
Sandgate Castle - Plan of the Castle 233
Sarzanello - Plan of the Castello 164
Senlis - Roman Walls 36
Sherborne - Plan of the Castle 102
Shutters - Single Shutter 205
Double Shutter 205
Skenfrith Castle - Plan of the Castle 98
The Keep from the South 88
Loophole in Wall Tower 111
Loophole at Base of Keep 113
South Coast Castles - Plans of Walmer, Deal, Sandgate and Camber 233
Tamworth Castle - The Castle from the South-East 55
The Causeway 63
Tantallon Castle - Plan of the Castle 214
The Castle from the South-East 212
The Castle from the South-West 183
Tattershall - The Tower from the South-East 223
Threave Castle - The Castle from the South-East 184
Plans and Section of the Tower 185
Tiffauges - Plan and Section of the Tour du Vidame 207
Battlements of the Tour du Vidame 208
Timgad - Plan of the Byzantine Citadel 47
Tiryns - Plan of the Fortress 3
Totnes Castle - Plan of the Castle 57
Trematon Castle - Plan of the Castle 59
Loophole in the Battlements of the Keep 111
Loophole in the Gatehouse 111
Troy - The East Gate and a Portion of the Wall of the Sixth City 4
Troyenstein - Plan and Section of the Castle 215
Walmer Castle - Plan of the Castle 233
Warwick Castle - Plan of the Castle 177
The Keep from within the Bailey 64
Plans and Section of Caesar's Tower 178
Caesar's Tower and the Gatehouse from within the Bailey 199
Plan and Section of the Gatehouse and Barbican 197
The Gatehouse and the Wall Walk on the Curtain 200
Visby - The Town Walls 172
Windows 112
Yett 201
York - The Multangular Tower from the South-West 8
The Multangular Tower, Interior 8
Plan and Section of Clifford's Tower 134
Clifford's Tower from the North-East 132
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