Lincoln Castle Revealed: The Story of a Norman Powerhouse and its Anglo-Saxon Precursor [Hardback]

Jonathan Clark (Author); Justin Garner-Lahire (Author); Cecily Spall (Author); Nicola Toop (Author)

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ISBN: 9781789257359 | Published by: Oxbow Books | Year of Publication: 2021 | Language: English 256p, H280 x W240 (mm) Colour



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Lincoln Castle Revealed

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This book tells a new story of the royal castle of Lincoln in the north of England, how it was imposed on the late Anglo-Saxon town, and how it developed over the next 900 years in the hands of the English king or his aristocratic associates, leaving us a surviving monument of three great towers, each with its own biography. Led by FAS Heritage, archaeologists, architectural historians and a large cohort of the general public have combined to produce a revealing and accessible account of the story of Lincoln Castle and a reborn historical attraction for the city of Lincoln.

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
List of tables
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
Picture credits
1. The campaign to reveal Lincoln Castle
2. The Roman fortress and colonia
3. The city beneath the castle
4. The early castle and the Lucy Tower
5. The castle gates and walls
6. The Observatory Tower
7. Cobb Hall and the last flowering of the medieval castle
8. Lincoln Castle recreated
9. Legacy
Digest of evidence
Bibliography
Index

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