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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 our Englsih Heritage exclusive ‘Mr. Men The Great British Tour’.

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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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Radiocarbon Dates: 2004 - 2007
This volume holds a datelist of 647 radiocarbon determinations carried out between 2004 and 2007 in support of research funded by English Heritage throught the Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund. It ...

Was £5.00 Sale Price £3.75

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Radiocarbon Dates: 2002 - 2004
This volume holds a datelist of 476 radiocarbon determinations carried out between 2002 and 2004 in support of research funded by English heritage through the Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund. It c...

Was £5.00 Sale Price £3.75

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Radiocarbon Dates: 1988 - 1993
This volume holds a datelist of 882 radiocarbon determinations carried out between 1988 and 1993 on behalf of the Ancient Monuments Laboratory of English Heritage. It contains supporting information a...

Was £15.00 Sale Price £3.75

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Ryder & Yates
For the first time a comprehensive account of the outstanding work of Ryder & Yates has been chronicled in this new book by Tyneside architect Rutter Carroll. Formed by Gordon Ryder and Peter Y...

Was £10.00 Sale Price £2.50

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The Dover Bronze Age Boat
In 1992 the perfectly preserved remains of a large prehistoric, sewn plank boat were discovered buried six metres below the streets of Dover in SE England. The boat has been dated to c 150 BC and is o...

Was £80.00 Sale Price £40.00

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English Heritage Historical Review - Volume 3
The journal focuses on discoveries from English Heritage properties, including landscapes, structures, and their contents. It demonstrates English Heritage's commitment to providing new historical...

Was £10.00 Sale Price £2.50

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Art Deco Tiles
Art Deco was arguably the twentieth century's most popular and memorable design movement, and has come to define the inter-war period with its clean sleek lines, streamlined shapes, bold abstract ...

£7.99

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Art Deco Patterns to Colour
Explore the glamorous and fashionable Art Deco era in this gorgeous book full of stylish patterns to colour. It includes information about 1920s design and the colour palette of the time, from day-to-...

£5.99

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Collins Nature Guide Herbs and Healing Plants
This new photographic guide includes over 300 plants used in both conventional and homeopathic medicine. Each plant is shown in a colour photograph and its herbal uses or healing powers are explained....

£4.99

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Collins Nature Guides - Rocks and Minerals of Britain & Europe
This Collins Nature Guide includes 220 of the rocks, minerals and gemstones you are most likely to see in Britain and Europe, each described and illustrated. There is an ID fact file for each rock ...

£4.99

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Horrible Histories Terrifying Tudors
All the foul facts about the Terrifying Tudors are ready to uncover, including who invited Queen Lizzie to visit his brand new toilet and what you get when you sew the front of a chicken to the back o...

£6.99

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Collins Nature Guides - Garden Birds
This new full-colour photographic guide includes over 100 birds commonly found in the gardens of Britain and Europe. Each bird is illustrated with its own colour photograph. Individual descriptions...

£4.99

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Collins Nature Guide - Trees of Britain and Europe
This new full colour photographic guide to over 300 species of tree found in Britain and Europe arranges trees by the shape of their leaves for easy identification. Each species is illustrated with...

£4.99

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Wild Flowers of Britain and Europe
This full colour photographic guide to over 350 species of wild flower found in Britain and Europe arranges flowers by colour for easy identification. Each species is illustrated with its own colour p...

£4.99

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1066 and All That
"Canute began by being a Bad King on the advice of his Courtiers, who informed him (owing to a misunderstanding of the Rule Britannia) that the King of England was entitled to sit on the sea with...

£9.99

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King Arthur
King Arthur’s name has echoed down the centuries, conjuring up rich images of mystery and power, chivalry and romance. But did he exist at all? There is no evidence to prove he reigned in the fi...

£6.00

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Exploring the World of King Arthur
King Arthur, Camelot, Excalibur, Merlin, the Holy Grail, Lancelot, and Guinevere—the names conjure up vibrant images of medieval Europe, of chivalry, and of romance. But did Arthur really exist,...

£12.95

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Sworn Sword
January, 1069: Less than three years after the Battle of Hastings, two thousand Normans march to subdue the troublesome province of Northumbria. Tancred a Dinant, a loyal and ambitious knight, is amon...

£8.99

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Tony Robinson's Weird World of Wonders - World War II
Everything you need to know about World War II. Tony Robinson takes you on a headlong gallop through time, pointing out all the most important, funny, strange, amazing, entertaining, smelly and disgus...

£5.99

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