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English Heritage's Red Guides are so much more than guide books. They bring history to life, putting each site in its historical context with vintage photographs, watercolours, reconstructed period floor plans and interviews with people who were part of the history. Alongside these unique guidebooks, English Heritage publishes colourful pictorial histories of its sites, excellent as guide books as well as offering a lasting souvenir of a visit.

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St Mary’s Church, Studley Royal
St Mary's Church is William Burges’s ecclesiastical masterpiece. It was built in the 1870s for the Marquis and Marchioness for Ripon. Its towering spire rises like that of a small cathedral ...

£1.50

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Members and Visitors Handbook 2016/17
The English Heritage 2016/17 Members and Visitors Handbook is an informative guide to all the English Heritage sites and activities throughout the year. Within this handbook you'll find all the in...

£10.95

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Guidebook: Walmer Castle & Gardens
Surround yourself with colourful stories from the history of Walmer Castle in Deal, Kent, a Tudor fort which became an elegant country house amid charming gardens.Originally built as a vital link in H...

£4.99

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Guidebook: Wellington Arch, Marble Arch & Six Great War Memorials
The Wellington Arch and the Marble Arch are two of London’s most striking landmarks and it would be easy to imagine that they have always stood in their current locations as grand, but isolated,...

£3.50

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Guidebook: Stonehenge
Stonehenge, where stones of wonderful size have been erected after the manner of doorways & no one can conceive how such great stones have been so raised aloft, or why they were built thereFrom H...

£4.99

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Guidebook: Osborne House
The private home of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert was more than just a refuge from court life: it gave the couple the chance to indulge their interests and express their tastes. It is truly their c...

£4.99

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Guidebook: Kenwood - The Iveagh Bequest
Kenwood House is a striking neoclassical villa on the edge of Hampstead Heath. The house was bought in 1754 by William Murray, a distinguished lawyer, who became Lord Chief Justice in 1756. He commiss...

£4.99

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Guidebook: Tintagel
Dramatically situated on a windswept Cornish headland, Tintagel Castle is one of the most spectacular historic sites in Britain. It is also one of the most legendary, linked with the tales of King Art...

£4.50

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Guidebook: Eltham Palace
Eltham Palace is a building of striking contrasts.  Behind the elegant façade is a stunning Art Deco mansion, built around the great hall of the medieval Eltham Palace. Eltham was initi...

£4.50

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Guidebook: Kenilworth Castle
Kenilworth Castle is one of the great historical sites of the United Kingdom. It was a royal castle for most of its history, and its walls enclose a series of outstanding works of medieval and early R...

£4.99

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Guidebook: Middleham Castle
Middleham Castle stands above the small market town of Middleham in North Yorkshire. To the south-west is an earth mound, all that is left of the first castle, which was built during the Norman Conque...

£3.50

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Guidebook: Apsley House
Apsley House was once the home of the 1st Duke of Wellington. The house has been a national shrine to the victor of Waterloo almost from the day the duke bought it in 1817, two years after the battle....

£3.99

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Guidebook: Roman Corbridge: Fort, Town and Museum
Roman remains beside the river Tyne at Corbridge were identified in the 16th century as those of a town named Corstopitum in a list of Roman road routes, a corruption of its true name: Coria. Coria, o...

£3.50

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Guidebook: Old Sarum
Old Sarum is one of the most fascinating historic sites in southern England. There was originally an Iron Age hillfort here, and later a royal castle and a great cathedral. This guidebook includes a t...

£3.50

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Stonehenge and Avebury Map
Stonehenge and Avebury. Exploring the World Heritage Site. Map 1:10 000 Scale. " Ideal for walkers and anyone wishing to explore the fascinating landscape of Stonehenge and Avebury " A UNE...

£9.99

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Guidebook: Dover Castle (2nd Edition)
Dover Castle's location, commanding the shortest sea crossing between England and the Continent, has given it immense strategic importance. The chalk of Castle Hill has been shaped and reshaped o...

£4.99

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Guidebook: Hadrian's Wall
Stretching for 73 miles across northern England, Hadrian's Wall is the most important monument of Roman Britain, and the best-known frontier of the entire Roman empire. It was built on the orders ...

£4.99

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Guidebook: Conisbrough Castle
Conisbrough Castle's magnificent 12th-century great tower, rising above the ruined walls of its inner bailey and its tree-covered hill, is one of England’s most striking landmarks. In the...

£3.50

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Guidebook: Down House
Charles Darwin lived for 40 years at Down House in rural Kent, until his death in 1882. This beautifully illustrated new guide takes the visitor on a tour of the house, as well as the gardens, which D...

£3.99

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Guidebook: Birdoswald Roman Fort
At Birdoswald Roman Fort on Hadrian's Wall there are almost 2,000 years of history to discover.This guidebook includes a tour and history of the archaeological site and surrounding landscape, plus...

£3.99

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