Castle Themes and Articles

photo torrelbatonphoto jumilla








In this section of the site I have included a number of more in-depth articles of particular aspects of Spanish castle studies.

I intend to add more studies here as time allows. Click each title to take you to the article.


Torre Albarrana

Torre Albarrana (2) Origins of Detached Defensive Towers

Fortified Farmstead of Torredelcampo

Fortified Tower Houses of Northern Spain

Islamic Castles of Spain

The School of Valladolid

Castles of the Military Orders

Islamic Walled Towns

Ribats - Fortified Islamic Monasteries

Roman masonry in Islamic Castles

Burgos Castle Siege Tunnels & Well


Lorca panorama




Photos on this page: Top left; Jumilla. Top right; Torrelbaton. Bottom; Lorca Castle.