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Scottish Castles and Fortifications
Chris J. Tabraham
December 1986 by Stationery Office Books (TSO) .
Written in English
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The second was the lack of visiting information included; the gazette format of the book left plenty of room for that, and things such as opening hours and admission prices would have been nice to have.5/5(1).
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