Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" When it was in a perfect state, it consisted of an outer ballium, or envelope, surrounded by a broad ditch flanked by several round towers; and it had on the east side an advanced work, called the gunner's walk; within these was the body of the castle,... "
British Castles: Or, A Compendious History of the Ancient Military ... - Page 58
by Theodore Henry Fielding - 1825 - 72 pages
Full view - About this book

North Wales ... delineated from two excursions

William Bingley - 1814 - 572 pages
...surrounded by a broad ditch flanked by several round towers ; and it had on the east side an advanced work, called the gunner's walk. Within these was the body...is the hall, which is twenty yards long, and twelve broad, and has * History of the Cattle. — After Edward I. had secured his conquests in Caernarvonshire...
Full view - About this book

Leigh's guide to Wales & Monmouthshire

Samuel Leigh (publisher.) - 1835 - 394 pages
...visible. In the centre of this enclosure stands the principal body of the castle, nearly of a square form, having a round tower at each angle, and another in the centre of each face. The area is an irregular octagon, about 180 feet from east to west, and 168 feet from north to south. The walls...
Full view - About this book

The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffussion of Useful ..., Volume 4

1835 - 550 pages
...distance appears to rise majestically from it, as from a base. It is nearly quadrangular, with a grand round tower at each angle, and another in the centre of each face. The interior consists of an area 190 feet square, with obtuse corners. The centre of the north-west side...
Full view - About this book

Excursions in North Wales: Including Aberystwith and the Devil's Bridge ...

William Bingley - 1839 - 400 pages
...surrounded by a broad ditch flanked by several round towers ; and it had on the east side an advanced work, called the gunner's walk ; within these was the body...is the hall, which is twenty yards long, and twelve broad, and has had five elegant windows in front.* The walls opposite to the hall are now desecrated...
Full view - About this book

Excursions in North Wales, with corrections and additions by W.R. Bingley

William Bingley - 1839 - 414 pages
...surrounded by a broad ditch flanked by several round towers; and it had on the east side an advanced work, called the gunner's walk; within these was the body...is the hall, which is twenty yards long, and twelve broad, and has had five elegant windows in front.* The walls opposite to the hall are now desecrated...
Full view - About this book

The land we live in, a pictorial and literary sketch-book of the British empire

British empire - 1847 - 856 pages
...'Gunner's Walk.' Within this fortified enclosure was the body of the castle, which was nearly square, with a round tower at each angle, and another in the centre of each face. This inner castle rose much above the ballium, and must, before the building was dismantled. have had...
Full view - About this book

The Cambrian mirror, or North Wales tourist

Edward Parry - 1851 - 274 pages
...the east side an advanced work, called the Gunner's Walk. Within these was the body of the castle, nearly square, having a round tower at each angle,...and another in the centre of each face. The area is an irregular octagon, about fifty-seven yards from north to south, and sixty from east to west. In...
Full view - About this book

The National Cyclopaedia of Useful Knowledge, Volume 3

1853 - 1036 pages
...thisfortined inclosurc stands the principal building, or keep. It is nearly quadrangular, with a large round tower at each angle, and another in the centre of each face. The interior comprehends an area 190 feet square. On the eastern side of the area there are remains of...
Full view - About this book

The Land We Live in: The Midland counties and the East coast of England

1856 - 586 pages
...Gunner's Walk.' Within this fortified enclosure was the body of the castle, which was nearly square, with a round tower at each angle, and another in the centre of each face. This inner castle rose much above the ballium, and must, before the building w.is dismantled, have...
Full view - About this book

Finden's views [etc.] continued by W.H. Bartlett

William Finden - 1874 - 320 pages
...advanced-work on the east, called the Gunner's Walk. Within these was the keep — the body of the castle — nearly square, having a round tower at each angle, and another in the centre of each fašade. The area forms an irregular octagon, of the dimensions above named. In the middle of the north...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF