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Books & Media

English Heritage publishes fascinating and authoritative books on all aspects of England's rich history. Buildings, cities, seaside resorts, architects, archaeology, sport and industry are just some of the subjects covered. Our English Heritage Guidebooks visit some of our country's greatest sites, combining in-depth history with tours, maps and other useful information. We also have some great history books for children of all ages, from colourful pictorial guides to the best-selling Horrible Histories.

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Eight Ghosts: The English Heritage Book of New Ghost Stories - Paperback image
Eight Ghosts: The English Heritage Book of New Ghost Stories - Paperback
In the winter of 2016, English Heritage sent some of the UK’s finest contemporary writers to stay at different historical sites across the UK. From Max Porter at Eltham Palace to Mark Haddon dee...

£8.99

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Eight Ghosts: The English Heritage Book of New Ghost Stories
In the winter of 2016, English Heritage sent some of the UK’s finest contemporary writers to stay at different historical sites across the UK. From Max Porter at Eltham Palace to Mark Haddon dee...

£12.99

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Members Handbook 2018/19
The English Heritage 2018/19 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...

£10.95

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Pests in Houses Great and Small
Pests can be damaging, annoying or even dangerous, causing untold damage to precious possessions and even the structure of buildings themselves. This new English Heritage guide focuses on these destru...

£14.99

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Stonehenge Solstice CD
Music from two millennia comes together in Solstice, from ancient chant to music specially commissioned. Astonishing compositions breathe new life into ancient instruments – hurdy-gurdy, oboe an...

£8.00

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Stonehenge: A musical journey into the past CD
Specially composed music to celebrate the mystery and wonder of Stonehenge - a personal interpretation of the ‘spirit of place’. Electronics and sampled instruments form the backbone to th...

£8.00

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Alice in Wonderland, Tim Burton - DVD
Tumble down the rabbit hole with Alice for a fantastical adventure from Walt Disney Pictures and Tim Burton. Inviting and magical, Alice In Wonderland is an imaginative new twist on one of the most be...

£5.00

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Transformers The Last Knight - DVD
From Director Michael Bay and Executive Producer Steven Spielberg comes the biggest, most explosive Transformers yet. Our world's greatest hero becomes our fiercest enemy when Optimus Prime launch...

£5.00

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Divorced, Beheaded, Died...
Featuring tales of murder, adultery, beheadings, civil war, usurpation and madness. Divorced, Beheaded, Died… takes you on a gallop through the history of all of England's kings and queens,...

£6.99

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I Used to Know that History
Don’t know your Magna Carta from your North Atlantic Treaty? Fear not, for help is at hand. I Used to Know That: History explains all major historical events in entertaining bite-sized pieces. T...

£6.99

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Roman Britain: Map
This map and historical guide provides the ideal overview of nearly 400 years of history, during which Britain was a part of the Roman Empire. This period saw many changes- from the frontiers and admi...

£6.25

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A History of Britain in Infographics
Take a whistle-stop journey through time to discover the remarkable people, places, artefacts and events that make up the story of Britain through the ages. Discover the stomach-churning scope of Henr...

£9.99

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I Should Know That: Great Britain
From the Magna Carta, the House of Lords and the Commonwealth to allotments, pets and haggis, this fact-filled guide will teach you everything you need to know – and really should know- about Gr...

£7.99

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Medieval Graffiti
For centuries carved writings and artworks in churches lay largely unnoticed. So archaeologist Matthew Champion started a nationwide survey to gather the best examples. In this book he shines a spotli...

£14.99

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The Man Behind the Bayeux Tapestry
Odo of Conteville, the younger half-brother of William the Conqueror, was ordained Bishop of Bayeux while still in his teens. A larger than life character, he is best known for commissioning the Bayea...

£18.99

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Hadrian's Wall Operations Manual
Hadrian’s Wall is the largest, most spectacular historical monument in Britain. Nothing else approaches its vast scale: a land wall running 73 miles from east to west and a sea wall stretching a...

£22.99

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Victoria and Abdul - DVD
The extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria’s (Academy Award winner Judi Dench) remarkable rule. When Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal), a young clerk, tr...

£5.00

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York Historic Capital of the North - DVD
Michael Portillo travels back in time, mingles with the Roman Sixth Legion, sheds light on Anglo Saxon York, visits a Viking street scene and describes Viking Jorvik. He describes the Norman influence...

£10.00

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1066 All three battles - DVD
From the writer of the excellent 'Bow Street runner' mini-series City of Vice, and director of the powerful drama The Relief of Belsen, comes the untold story of the Norman conquest. 1066 chro...

£8.00

1066 A year to conquer England - DVD image
1066 A year to conquer England - DVD
Dan Snow takes on one of the most famous dates in British history when, 950 years ago, William of Normandy, soon to be Conqueror, defeated Harold, King of England, at the Battle of Hastings. But 10...

£15.00

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