Castles in Scotland

Castles in Scotland

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. This list of castles in Scotland is a link page for any castle in Scotland. A castle is a type of fortified structure built during the Middle Ages. Scholars debate the scope of the word castle, but usually consider it to be the private fortified residence of a lord or noble. This is distinct from a fortress, which was not a home, although this distinction is not absolute, and the same structure may have had different uses from time to time. The term has been popularly applied to structures as diverse as hill forts and country houses. Over the approximately 900 years that castles were built they took on a great many forms.show more

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  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 236g
  • Duc
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135898167
  • 9786135898163