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Medieval fortifications

Medieval fortifications

Author: John R Kenyon
Publisher: London : Continuum, 2005.
Series: Continuum studies in medieval history; The archaeology of medieval Britain
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [New ed.]View all editions and formats

Medieval Fortifications is the most complete archaeological account ever published of the development, form and function of fortification in Britain between the Norman conquest and the accession of  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John R Kenyon
ISBN: 0718512898 9780718512897 0826478867 9780826478863
OCLC Number: 1110751498
Notes: Originally published in Great Britain by Leicester University, Leicester, 1990.
Description: xviii, 233 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword; Preface and acknowledgements; List of figures; List of tables; Introduction; Part 1: The castle: defences; 1 Earth-and-timber castles; 2 Masonry castles - keeps; 3 Masonry castles - gateways and mural towers; 4 Masonry castles - barbicans and bridges; Part 2: The castle: domestic; 5 Halls; 6 Lodgings; 7 Kitchens and allied structures; 8 Chapels, ancillary structures, and water supply; 9 Archaeology and castle life; 10 Town Defences; 11 Aftermath and Future; Glossary; Bibliography; Index
Series Title: Continuum studies in medieval history; The archaeology of medieval Britain
Responsibility: John R. Kenyon.


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"'... this is a very considerable achievement of synthesis and presentation, for which every student... of medieval archaeology will be grateful...' Medieval Archaeology"

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