A well-photographed look at seventy-five of the county's fortified buildings, with accompanying tales of bloodshed. (Countryman
Also includes many remotes sites that rarely feature in the regular guidebooks. Seventy-five strongholds are illustrated, each with a brief account of its history and architecture, making this book a valuable resource for anyone planning to visit this often overlooked county. (BBC Countryfile
About the Author
ED GELDARD is a professional landscape photographer. A former freelancer for the Northern Echo Group, he is a keen walker and contributes to many countryside publications. In 1991 he teamed up with Alfred Wainwright to produce Wainwright in the Limestone Dales
, which was highly succesful. This was followed in 1992 by Wainwright’s Tour in the Lake District
, winner of the Tullie House prize in the Lakeland Book of the Year Award, and Travels through the Lakes
. His last book, Northumberland and the Land of the Prince Bishops
, was published in 2008.