Monday, 1 September, 2014

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Pharos Follies


David Matthews argues that some buildings meant to be lighthouses ...

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Beckford's Tower


Information for visitors to the tower (now a museum) and ...

Follies and Monuments


Eccentric buildings built by British eccentrics. A photograph and description ...

Painswick Rococo Garden


Official site for this 18th-century garden dotted with follies. Photographs, ...

Walled Towns Friendship Circle


Includes most of the towns and cities in Europe with ...

The Fortress of Neuf-Brisach, France


Illustrated description from an exhibition at the National Gallery of ...

Castles In Africa: Ethiopia's 17th CenturyCastles


Historical information about the 17th-century kings of Ethiopia and their ...

Fort Duquesne Diorama


Table Top Studios computer model of the fort c.1755 on ...

Fortress of Louisbourg


The Louisbourg Institute provides history, images, bibliography and visitor information ...

Chester: A Virtual Stroll Around the Walls


Steve Howe of the Black and White Picture Place provides ...

Stephen Wyley's Fortification Pages


Provides introductions with bibliographies to military architecture, siege warfare, castles ...

Crownhill Fort


Restored by the Landmark Trust, this elaborate Victorian fortress offers ...

Medieval Fortifications


Expandable thumbnail images of Aigues-Mortes, Carcassonne and Pierrefonds in France ...

Coastal Fortification on the Gulf of Mexico


Andrew Bennett provides photographs and history of coastal fortifications of ...

Fort Siloso


The story of the sole restored coastal artillery fort from ...

Castles, Fortresses, and Palaces of the World


Images and brief descriptions from Glass, Steel and Stone of ...

Bunkertours


An extensive photodocumentary of numerous mothballed and redundant underground military ...

Northern Fortress


Fortresses of northwest Russia and Finland. Photographs, maps, histories, and ...

The South Coast Martello Towers


Peter Hibbs charts the history, construction, siting and individual history ...

Palmerston Forts Society


An educational charity dedicated to the study of Victorian fortifications ...

The City Wall of Visby, Gotland


An illustrated description and additional photographs by Goran Andersson of ...

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Parks Canada: Fortress of Louisbourg


History, description, images and visitor information for the reconstructed 18th-century ...

Greystone Court


This New York stone castle serves as a location rental ...

The medieval fortified town of Aigues Mortes


Fortified town in the South of France with its original ...

Roman Wall of Lugo


A wonderful monument, two thousand years old, with a perimetre ...

Fort McHenry, Baltimore, United States


Built 1794-1803 on a five-pointed star plan. Description and photographs ...

Castles of the World


Extensive collection of castles, palaces, fortresses and monasteries. Organized with ...

Belgian Castles


More than 300 castles classified for visits, restaurants, hotels, meetings, ...

Castellitoscani


The castles of Tuscany, a trip through castles, fortresses, walled ...

Castles of the Middle Ages


An introduction to castles - their purpose, rooms, and defenses ...

Castles and Castle Ruins in the Netherlands


Enthusiast Marko Tjemmes supplies clear histories of castles close to ...

Egeskov Castle


Renaissance moated castle in Denmark from 1554 with information in ...

Torrione Castle


An Italian fortress dating from the Middle Ages, though much ...

Castle Tirol


Photographs and outline history of this medieval castle in Northern ...

Coca Castle, Spain


History, description and photographs of this spectacular 15th century castle, ...

Castles


Images and descriptions of several castles in Europe and Himeji ...

Medieval Castles in Finland


Beautiful photographs from Virtual Finland, with readable history by Dr. ...

Castles of the United States


Castle-fan Jim is building himself a mock-medieval home. Here he ...

Castle of Sypesteyn


The official site of this mock-medieval castle in Netherlands built ...

Medieval Siege


Companion site to the NOVA program on castles.

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