Adapted From Shepherd, Historical Atlas, p74


Adapted from Burrows

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Adapted From Oman, p 135
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The Castle in its setting

Adapted From Burrow
The Casstle and the town and the river
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Adapted From Oman, facing page 131
View of the Castle from the River
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Courtesy of Dr. Ruth Dean
View from the Castle
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Inner Bailey

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Adapted From Thompson, Military Architecture, p106

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Adapted From Thompson, Military Architecture, p193

Interior of Building
to the West of the Great Hall

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Details of Norman Chapel


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Adapted From Thompson, Military Architecture, p109


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Comparative Material

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Preliminary Bibliography

Austen's Handbook to Ludlow, Shropshire.A short illustrated description of the town & castle to which is added a
paper on the parish church of St. Lawrence. Ludlow, J.C. Austen & Son? 1900 1988

Faraday, M. A. (Michael A.) Ludlow, 1085-1660 : a social, economic, and political history / Michael Faraday.Chichester, Sussex : Phillimore, 1991. LC Call Number: DA690 L85F37 1991 (A general History- not a history of the Castle per se)

Ludlow and Ludlow Castle, Shropshire. Cheltenham : Burrow, Edition: [New ed.]. 1971 SBN: 0850261589 (sd)

Moir, Arthur Lowndes. Historic Ludlow Castle, and those associated with it. Printed by The Ludlow Advertiser, 1950

Oman, Charles William Chadwick. Castles, by Charles Oman London, The Great western railway, 1926. LC Call Number:
                                             NA963 O54

Platt, Colin. The Castle in Medieval England and Wales. New York: Barnes and Noble Books, 1981. ISBN 0 76070 054 0

Renn, Derek Frank. Norman castles in Britain [by] D. F. Renn.London, Baker; New York, Humanities P., 1968. LC Call Number:
                                             NA963 .R41

Thompson, Alexander Hamilton.  Military architecture in England during the middle ages, by A. Hamilton Thompson ... illustrated by 200 photographs,   drawings, and plans. London, New York [etc.] H. Frowde, 1912.  LC number NA963 .T46

Toy, Sidney.  Castles, a short history of fortifications from 1600 B.C. to A. D. 1600 London, Toronto, W. Heinemann, ltd. [1939]. LC Number:  NA490 .T75

Wright, Thomas, Historical and descriptive sketch of Ludlow Castle, and of the church  of Saint Lawrence, Ludlow ... Ludlow, Jones
 Edition: 4th ed., rev. 1869

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