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Chepstow Castle

Its History and Buildings



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Chepstow Castle
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With 24 chapters by a variety of authors, many of them experts in their subject, this books looks at Chepstow Castle from its inception to the current day. Its chapters deal with the different periods of its history, from Norman origins (under William fitz Osbern and the Conqueror), to its substantial enlargement and refurbishing under both the Marshal and the Bigod families, its hunting preserves, the Civil War period, its time as an artillery fort, its relationship with the town, the Picturesque, a base for pageants and recent conservation efforts.

Author Biography

Rick Turner studied archaeology at Cambridge University and is an inspector of ancient monuments for Cadw. Famous for his discovery of Lindow Man, his research interests now centre on the study of medieval and later buildings in Wales. Andy Johnson is proprietor of Logaston Press and has written and edited many books about the history of the area.
Release date NZ
April 30th, 2006
Edited by Andy Johnson Edited by Rick Turner
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
200 black & white illustrations & 15 colour illustrations
Logaston Press
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