Stone Castles

Introductions to Heritage Assets

An introduction to stone castles.

Stone-built castles, mostly the defended residences of medieval lords, are amongst the best-known and most prominent of all ancient monuments and many, such as the Tower of London and Dover Castle, are major tourist attractions.

A brief chronology and history of research are included along with descriptions of the asset type and its associations.


  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • Chronology
  • History of research
  • Description
  • Associations
  • Further reading
  • Where to get advice

Additional Information

  • Series: Guidance
  • Publication Status: Completed
  • Pages: 12
  • Product Code: HEAG235


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