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Lancashire castles and towers

Leslie Irving Gibson

Lancashire castles and towers

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Published by Dalesman in Clapham, N. Yorkshire .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lancashire (England),
  • England,
  • Lancashire.
    • Subjects:
    • Castles -- England -- Lancashire.,
    • Towers -- England -- Lancashire.,
    • Lancashire (England) -- History, Local.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcompiled and illustrated by Leslie Irving Gibson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA662.L25 G52
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p. :
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4281982M
      ISBN 100852063970
      LC Control Number78308229
      OCLC/WorldCa4114424

      Scottish Castles Association President Richard Oram has edited a book which reveals the proceedings of the first two conferences of Turris, an international association for those interested in tower studies. The editing of the third and fourth conferences is currently at an advanced stage.


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