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A comprehensive gazetteer and bibliography of the medieval castles, fortifications and palaces of England, Wales and the Islands.
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Counties of England and Wales in 1824

Gatehouse has over 6000 pages with details and bibliography for individual monuments and sites. These are also in hyperlinked lists based on historic county and building type as below. However, if you are looking for a particular site you may find the Google site search box, in the right hand menu, helpful.

The Lists of Medieval Fortified Sites of England and Wales

For lists of the medieval fortifications by historic county or by type click on the links below. These lists link directly to the individual sites. The historic counties used in this list are not those used just prior to the major changes of 1974 but the counties as they stood in the early nineteenth century before several other major changes such as the formation of the London County. See the Location Information page for more details.

England English Flag

Historic County
Building Type

Wales Welsh Flag

Herstmonceax Castle
Historic County
Building Type

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