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Historic England Publications

Historic England produces a wide variety of historical publications along with a number of general publications. An array of books for everyone, ranging from specialist titles on Conservation and Archaeology to Architecture for all English Heritage properties and sites.

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Historic England Bristol
This illustrated history portrays one of England's finest cities. It provides a nostalgic look at Bristol's past and highlights the special character of some of its most important historic sit...

£14.99

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Operation Diver
Operation Diver is the story of a battle: its action, people, landscapes, and remains. The battle was Anti-Aircraft Command's attempt to defeat the V1 flying-bomb, the first of Nazi Germany's ...

£50.00

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Historic England City Of London
This illustrated history of the City of London provides a nostalgic look at the Square Mile’s past and highlights the special character of some of its most important historic sites. The photo...

£14.99

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The Hoo Peninsula Landscape
The Hoo Peninsula is located on the north Kent coast 30 miles east of Central London. This book raises awareness of the positive contribution that the historic environment makes to the Hoo Peninsula b...

£14.99

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Historic England York
This illustrated history portrays one of England’s finest cities. It provides a nostalgic look at York’s past and highlights the special character of some of its most important historic si...

£14.99

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The English Landscape Garden
The 18th-century phenomenon of the English Landscape Garden was so widespread that even today, when so much has been built over or otherwise changed, one is never far from an example throughout Englan...

£20.00

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Historic England Manchester
This illustrated history portrays one of England’s finest cities. It provides a nostalgic look at Manchester’s past and highlights the special character of some of its most important histo...

£14.99

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Photographing Historic Buildings
This book looks at what motivates us to take photographs and at some of the methods of using the camera to do so successfully. It also examines some standards that should be applied to the photographs...

£20.00

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Timber Decay in Buildings
This is a book about the insects and fungi that may appear in building timbers if unnoticed or unavoidable maintenance problems allow them to remain damp. There are two options if a problem is found. ...

£20.00

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England's Maritime Heritage from the air
England has a long and historic relationship with the sea. The source of a bountiful harvest of seafood that has sustained the population, it provides trade routes and a final line of defense against ...

£35.00

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The Stonehenge Landscape
Stonehenge is arguably the greatest prehistoric monument in western Europe; as a World Heritage Site it ranks in significance with such sites as the Acropolis of Athens, the Pyramids of Giza, Great Zi...

£30.00

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England's Schools
For most of us, school was our first detailed experience of a building outside the homes of our parents, friends and relations. Many people react emotionally when their old school, charged with so man...

£9.99

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Berwick-upon-Tweed
Nikolaus Pevsner described Berwick-upon-Tweed as one of the most exciting towns in England a place where an absorbing historical tale can still be read in the dense fabric of its old streets and build...

£14.99

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English Garden Cities
The Garden City Movement provided a radical new model for the design and layout of housing at the turn of the nineteenth century and set standards for the twentieth century which were of international...

£9.99

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Ration Book Cookery
Britain was at its most healthy during the days of rationing as people were forced to think about everything they put in their mouths. This new book in the Cooking Through the Ages series looks at the...

£7.99

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Cold War
The historical and cultural aspects of the Cold War have been much studied, yet its physical manifestations in England its buildings and structures have remained largely unknown. To the great lands...

£30.00

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Suffolks Defended Shore
Suffolk's Defended Shore presents an illustrated history of the development of military defences on the Suffolk coast using data collected as part of the English Heritage national survey. The surv...

£25.00

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Hillforts
A detailed archaeological landscape survey that, like all the best pieces of detective work, investigates hillforts with the combined precision of the microscope and the ability to stand back and view...

£25.00

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Images of Change (Hardback)
Motorways, airports, tower blocks, power stations, windfarms; TV and the internet, easy travel and shrinking distances; business parks, starter homes and vast shopping and leisure complexes. All of th...

Was £17.99 Sale Price £15.00

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Hadrian's Wall
'From 1976 to 2000, English Heritage archaeologists undertook excavation and other research on Hadrian's Wall, firstly as rescue excavation, later for research and management purposes. This bo...

£60.00

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