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Historical Buildings

The landscape of Great Britain is filled with historical buildings and landmarks; we have a vast range of books covering the earliest buildings in England all the way through to modern architecture and the homes we live in today. Our new edition of The English Heritage Guide to London’s Blue Plaques is also not to be missed. 

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Members Handbook 2021/22
The English Heritage 2021/22 Members' and Visitors' Handbook is an informative guide to all the English Heritage sites and activities throughout the year. Within the handbook you'll fin...

£10.95

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

£14.99

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The Great Tower Of Dover Castle
Dover Castle is one of England’s greatest fortresses. At its heart lies the Great Tower, a huge Anglo-Norman keep that has dominated the White Cliffs since the 1180s, remaining in continuous use...

£35.00

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The English Heritage Guide To London's Blue Plaques
‘If people want to find out about our London history, they can go and just stand for a minute outside and look at a house where you know that person has lived –I think that’s just wo...

£17.99

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Georgian And Regency Conservatories
Conservatories emerged in the early 19th century as a result of an increased interest in horticulture as well as developments in glass and iron manufacture, and in methods of heating. These technical ...

£10.00

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Discovering Abbeys and Priories
What exactly is an abbey and does it differ from a priory? This book clarifies the seeming confusion by answering these questions and much more besides. This new edition, in a larger format, includes ...

£9.99

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Tiny Churches
While travelling all over Britain on his pushbike, non-flying travel writer Dixe Wills is forever popping into old churches to look around, grab a moment of tranquility or just to shelter from the ele...

£16.99

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Robert Adam: Country House Design, Decoration, and the Art of Elegance
This beautifully produced book celebrates the work of Robert Adam, the great eighteenth-century architect who influenced generations by stamping his distinctive neoclassical aesthetic vision on the En...

£45.00

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A Glimpse of Heaven
The architecture and decoration of Catholic churches and their importance as part of our heritage has gone largely undiscovered and unappreciated. This book is a celebration of 100 Catholic churches i...

£15.00

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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 a...

£8.99

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The Castles of Henry VIII
In the last years of his reign Henry VIII needed a radically modern system of defence to protect England and its new Church. Anticipating a foreign onslaught from Catholic Europe after his split from ...

£11.99

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Horrible Histories Dark Knights & Dingy Castles
History with the nasty bits left in! Dark Knights and Dingy Castles takes you charging back to the days of chivalry, when knights clanked about in shining armour waving weird weapons, peasants cleaned...

£7.99

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Dracula's Whitby
Dracula is such an iconic figure that he has inspired hundreds of films and television programmes for over a century. He has appeared in over 215 films and, since its publication in 1897, Dracula has ...

£12.99

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Gothic Whitby
This fascinating volume celebrates every aspect of Whitby's Gothic past. With a detailed exploration of the town's connection with Dracula (including historical events such as the beaching of ...

£12.99

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