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Architectural History

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London's Country Houses
A history of London's country houses About the Author Caroline Knight is an architectural historian who wrote three of the five volumes which make up A History of Kensington Palace as commissio...

£30.00

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Jewish Heritage in Britain and Ireland
Key Features Expanded and updated gazetteer and guide to sites of Jewish Heritage across Britain and Ireland Easy to use, covering more than 350 buildings and sites Packed with colour photog...

£20.00

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Newcastle's Grainger Town
Grainger Town is an area of Newcastle named after Richard Grainger who remodelled the town in a style which became known as Tyneside Classical. This is a history of that remodelling and of the area as...

£7.99

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Lived In London:
This sumptuously illustrated, lively and comprehensive book, with a forward by Stephen Fry, tells the stories behind 800 of the capital's plaques. Arranged geographically by borough and area it is...

£50.00

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Building a Better Society
Liverpool's landscape, both in the city centre and throughout its historic suburbs, is studded with institutional buildings, some like the great hospitals - very prominent, others like Sunday Scho...

£7.99

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Berwick-upon-Tweed
Nikolaus Pevsner described Berwick-upon-Tweed as one of the most exciting towns in England a place where an absorbing historical tale can still be read in the dense fabric of its old streets and build...

£12.99

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Castle: A History of the Buildings that Shaped Medieval Britain
Beginning with their introduction in the eleventh century, and ending with their widespread abandonment in the seventeenth, Marc Morris explores many of the country's most famous castles, as well ...

£8.99

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The Repair of Historic Buildings:
A revised work offering comprehensive advice on how damage from inadequate maintenance can be avoided. It remains aware that a programme of repair must take into account a building's unique charac...

£13.99

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Men from the Ministry
Between 1900 and 1950 the British state amassed a huge collection of over 800 historic buildings, monuments and historic sites and opened them to the public. Nothing like it had ever been seen before....

£9.99

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One Great Workshop
Illustrated throughout, this book presents a summary of the Sheffield metal trades including a description of the processes involved and the special environment produced by the buildings of the indust...

£5.00

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Cold War
The historical and cultural aspects of the Cold War have been much studied, yet its physical manifestations in England its buildings and structures have remained largely unknown. To the great lands...

£30.00

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Manchester's Northern Quarter
This book raises awareness of the wide range and the varied character of the historic buildings which make up the Northern Quarters townscape, and the forces and trends which contributed to its appear...

£9.99

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Palaces for Pigs - (HB)
Throughout the centuries there have been castles, great and small, for animals as diverse as goats and guinea pigs, deer and dogs, cows and bees, pigs and horses, as well as bears and even salmon. ...

£25.00

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Stourport-on-Severn
Today many English towns, adjusting to the needs of the 21st century, are turning to the historic environment as a means of reinforcing their identity and distinctiveness, precious attributes in a tow...

£7.99

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Margate's Seaside Heritage
The seaside holiday and the seaside resort are two of England's greatest exports to the world. Since the early 18th century, when some of the wealthiest people first sought improved health by bath...

£12.99

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Ancoats
First hailed as a wonder of the new industrial world, to later 19th-century commentators the name Ancoats became synonymous with dark satanic mills and urban poverty. This book intends to raise awaren...

£9.99

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Defending Scilly
The Isles of Scilly are renowned for their natural beauty, wild flowers and temperate climate, but there is another reason to visit these paradise islands. Since the 16th century they have been in the...

£9.99

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Images of Change (Paperback)
Motorways, airports, tower blocks, power stations, windfarms; TV and the internet, easy travel and shrinking distances; business parks, starter homes and vast shopping and leisure complexes. All of th...

£14.99

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Early Structural Steel in London Buildings
At its heart, this book is an examination of how a new structural material mass-produced steel came to be first applied to the buildings of one of the worlds great cities. The focus is evolution and...

£75.00

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Leonard Manasseh & Partners
'Leonard Manasseh was an architects architect, greatly admired by his contemporaries both on a personal and professional level. He came to prominence at the Festival of Britain and went on to b...

£20.00

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