The Three Castles Guidebook
The Three Castles Guidebook
The Three Castles — Grosmont, Skenfrith and White Castle — stand in the open countryside of Monmouthshire, where the valley of the river Monnow creates a gap in the natural defences of the southern Welsh border.
They were first raised as earth-and-timber castles, perhaps during the earliest Norman advance into the area by William Fitz Osbern (d. 1071), earl of Hereford. King Stephen (1135–54) united the strongholds in the single territorial lordship of the Three Castles in about 1138.
Product Code: CPG06200
Published 2009 / 48 pages / ISBN 978-1-85760-266-1
Size 210mm (w) x 255mm (h) English language
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