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Leask Irish Castles and Castellated Houses. Dundalgan Press, 1973. Reprint. 8vo. pp170. Illustrated with black and white photographs, frontis. and numerous line drawings and plans. Maps on endpapers. Very good in bright scarlet cloth, title in gilt. Contents: What is a Castle? Its Defence and Parts. Military Castles of Stone: Castles with Rectangular Keeps. Castles with Round or Polygonal Keeps. Towered or Turreted Keeps. City and other Keepless Castles. Castles on Rocks. Keepless Castles of the later 13th Century. Tower Houses. Other Features of the Towers: mainly Internal. Some other Towers. Larger Castles of the 15th, 16th and 17th Centuries. Towered and Gabled Houses and the Plantation Castles. The Fate of the Castles and tlhe Undefended House. Appendix: The Number of Castles. Glossary. Index
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