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English Heritage Director's Choice

English Heritage Director's Choice

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Part of the acclaimed Director's Choice Series

A personal and engaging guide that takes its inspiration from the 400-plus sites and monuments which have, over the past 120 years, been entrusted to the care of the nation

English Heritage's best-known role is as the guardian of over 400 historical and archaeological sites, from Stonehenge to the world's earliest iron bridge. It has major responsibilities in conservation, giving advice, registering and protecting the historic environment. The properties are part of the portfolio of sites amassed by the British Government between the 1880s and the 1970s to form the national collection of built and archaeological heritage.

As a superb new publication in Scala's popular Director's Choice series, Dr Simon Thurley, Chief Executive of English Heritage since 2002, offers us his personal selection from the hugely diverse properties in his care, giving a unique insight into their history and attractions.

Paperback: 80 pages, 37 Colour

Published: 27th June 2012

Publishers: Scala Publishers Ltd

About the Author

Dr. Simon Thurley is a leading architectural historian and has been Chief Executive of English Heritage, the Government's principal advisor on the historic environment in England, since 2002. He is also Visiting Professor on the Built Environment at Gresham College, and has a lifelong passion for caring for and understanding our heritage.

Size: 190mm x 165mm
Author: Dr Simon Thurley
ISBN: 9781857597516

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