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The Society's principal publications are the Journal and the Bibliography. The Journal, usually published each December, is one of the UK’s leading publications in the field. Medieval castles of the British Isles have always been one of the particular strengths of the Journal, but there are no geographical limits to its range, which continues to widen. Selected pdf feature articles from earlier Journal issues are freely available for consultation on-line and download here. All subscribing members receive the journal as part of their membership package.The 340pp 2021-22 issue, Vol. 35, printed in full colour, will become available in December 2021. Journal articles for 2021-22 included are:  

Castle Studies Group - Journal 35 2021-22

Feature Articles

Books / Guidebooks / Archaeological Reports: Reviews (Title and Reviewer)

The Great Tower of Dover Castle: History, Architecture and Context: Reviewer - Neil Ludlow; James of St George and the Castles of the Welsh Wars - Reviewer - Jeremy Ashbee; Medieval Greece: Encounters Between Latins, Greeks and Others in the Dodecanese and the Mani: Reviewer - James Petre; Restormel Castle - English Heritage: Reviewer - Robert Higham; Towers of Defiance; Reviewer: Neil Guy; March of Ewyas: The story of Longtown Castle and the de Lacy dynasty - Reviewer: Dan Tietzsch-Tyler; Rougemont, Exeter: a medieval castle in its urban context. Excavation and building recording at Exeter castle, 1985–2016 - Reviewer: Neil Guy.

 CSG Member Information

Obituaries and those remembered:

Peter Curnow (1927-2021); Victor Ambrus (1935-2021) (page 79); Michael Thompson (1928-

2019) - An appreciation and Bibliography; the late Margaret Wood (1908-1981) - An appreciation and Bibliography; the late Sheila Sancha (1924-1994) - a short biography.

List of Officers - Notice to Members - 2021-2022 AGM

Treasurer’s Report - Peter Purton 339

New Members - Diary Dates

The CSG’s 35th Annual Conference 2022 - Castles of West Wales - based at Carmarthen:

Organisers: Chris Jones-Jenkins, John Kenyon

Additional Journal 35 articles available on the CSG website:

The East Gate - Porth Mawr - Caernarfon Town Walls - Neil Guy

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Subscription Renewal forms for 2022

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