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  • Alison and Peter Smithson

    Alison and Peter Smithson
    av Mark Crinson

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848023529

    This is the first overview of the career of Alison and Peter Smithson, the most controversial yet most widely-influential of post-war architectural practices. From their first youthful project, the school at Hunstanton, to their final works, they ep…

  • Reading the Peak District Landscape

    Reading the Peak District Landscape
    av John Barnatt

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848023796

    The Peak District is a vital place with landscapes of great beauty from wild moorlands to walled fields around picturesque villages. There are few places in the world where such a rich history is visible in one relatively small but varied landscape.…

  • The English Landscape Garden

    The English Landscape Garden
    av Michael Symes

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848023772

    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 England. Although seemingly natural, the English Landsc…

  • Great Lengths

    Great Lengths
    av Ian Gordon

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905624522

    Swimming is Britain's most popular participation sport. Nearly one in four people swim at least once a month, with around 80 million visits to swimming pools recorded every year. Surprisingly, although public baths have formed a vital part of commun…

  • Europe's Deadly Century

    Europe's Deadly Century

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848020399

    In the course of Europe's twentieth century, freedoms were won at the cost of terrible sacrifice. The physical remains of war, conflict and ideological struggle lie everywhere around us. The question of what to do with this common past, in which we…

  • Glassworking in England from the 14th to the 20th Century

    Glassworking in England from the 14th to the 20th Century
    av David Dungworth

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848022850

    Glassplays an essential role in our lives and has done for centuries. Glass has notalways been so ubiquitous and this book charts the development of the Englishglass industry from the medieval period to recent times. Medievalglass was a scarce, luxu…

  • Timber Decay in Buildings and its Treatment

    Timber Decay in Buildings and its Treatment
    av Brian Ridout

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848025394

    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. The building owner or occupier may require the or…

  • Prehistory

    av Mike Corbishley

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781850743255

    The landscape is full of evidence of the people who lived in the vast period of time covering over 99% of the human past, which we now refer to as `prehistory'. This book outlines our present understanding of what life must have been like so long ag…

  • A History of England in 100 Places

    A History of England in 100 Places
    av Philip Wilkinson

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848025097

    Historic places across the country have shaped England and the world beyond. They are hotbeds of invention, industry and creativity and they bring our nation's story to life. In 2017 Historic England, supported by specialistinsurers Ecclesiastical l…

  • Stonehenge in its Landscape

    Stonehenge in its Landscape
    av R M J Cleal

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781850746058

    This volume represents a detailed discussion of the structural history of Stonehenge, arrived at by the integration of evidence from primary records of excavations carried out between 1901 and 1964. These major campaigns of excavation and recording…

  • Energy Efficiency and Historic Buildings

    Energy Efficiency and Historic Buildings
    av David Pickles

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848025202

    Historic England supports the Government's aims to improve the energy efficiency of existing buildings through Part L of the Building Regulations. Many improvements can be carried out, often at a relatively low cost, significantly enhancing the comf…

  • Bandstands

    av Paul Rabbitts

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848023727

    In 1833, the Select Committee for Public Walks was introduced so that `theprovision of parks would lead to a better use of Sundays and the replacement ofthe debasing pleasures.' Music was seen as an important moral influenceand `musical cultivation…

  • D-Day UK

    D-Day UK
    av Simon Forty

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848025400

    The D-Day landings of 6 June 1944 were the culmination of months of meticulous planning and organisation. A vast army had to be trained and equipped; huge amounts of material - from tin cans to tank transporters, petrol to parachutes - had to be sto…

  • John Francis Bentley

    John Francis Bentley
    av Peter Howell

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789621990

    This is the first biography of John Francis Bentley (1839-1902), best known as architect of Westminster Cathedral, since his daughter Winefride de l'Hopital's Westminster Cathedral and its Architect (1919). Bentley was born in Doncaster, Yorkshire,…

  • The English Folly

    The English Folly
    av Gwyn Headley

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789622126

    If this were a novel, the tales of astounding wealth, sexual perversion, murder, munificence, rape, insanity, brutality, slavery, religious mania, selfishness, snobbery, charity, suicide, generosity, theft, madness, wickedness, failure and eccentric…

  • The English Folly

    The English Folly
    av Gwyn Headley

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789621976

    If this were a novel, the tales of astounding wealth, sexual perversion, murder, munificence, rape, insanity, brutality, slavery, religious mania, selfishness, snobbery, charity, suicide, generosity, theft, madness, wickedness, failure and eccentric…

  • A.W.N. Pugin

    A.W.N. Pugin
    av David Frazer Lewis

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800348646

    The house he designed for himself at Ramsgate transformed the Victorian Gothic villa, demonstrating the ways a thoroughly modern house could draw integral lessons from the Middle Ages.

  • Operation Diver

    Operation Diver
    av Colin Dobinson

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848024755

    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 `retribution' weapons, whose attacks dominated the home f…

  • England's Seaside Heritage from the Air

    England's Seaside Heritage from the Air
    av Allan Brodie

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800859647

  • The Field Archaeology of Dartmoor

    The Field Archaeology of Dartmoor
    av Phil Newman

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848020337

    The modern visitor to Devon, travelling west into the region, is greeted by a panorama of the high ground and rocky outcrops of Dartmoor. In a county renowned for its `rolling hills', Dartmoor's high moors, topped by granite tors, preside over the m…

  • The Repair of Historic Buildings

    The Repair of Historic Buildings
    av Christopher Brereton

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781850745273

    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 character, condition and historical development, and covers…

  • England's Railway Heritage from the Air

    England's Railway Heritage from the Air
    av Peter Waller

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848024762

    For almost a century, from its inception in the years immediately after World War I, the Aerofilms company recorded the changing face of England from the air. At the start of the era, the railway was still the predominant form of transport, with a n…

  • Neo-Georgian Architecture 1880-1970

    Neo-Georgian Architecture 1880-1970
    av Julian Holder

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848022355

    This publication investigates how, where, when and why the Neo-Georgian has been represented over the course of the last century. It assesses its impact as a broader cultural phenomenon through a consideration of its buildings, objects, institutions…

  • The British Mosque

    The British Mosque
    av Shahed Saleem

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848020764

    This book presents the first overview of Muslim architecture in Britain, from the earliest examples in the late 19th century, to mosques being built today. Key architectural stages are identified and explained alongside the social history of Muslim…

  • John Nash

    John Nash

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848021020

    John Nash is universally recognised as one of the most important architects of late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Britain. As the man responsible for the creation of Regent Street and Regent's Park, he left an indelible mark on the West E…

  • Played in Liverpool

    Played in Liverpool
    av Ray Physick

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781850749905

    Becher's Brook at Aintree, the legendary Kop at Anfield, the 18th tee at Hoylake - just three hallowed Liverpool landmarks on the map of international sport. But sporting heritage on Merseyside permeates the entire region and its unique cultural leg…

  • Liverpool's Musical Landscapes

    Liverpool's Musical Landscapes
    av Sara Cohen

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848022843

    Liverpool has gained a national and international reputation for popular music, most recently recognised in its designation as a UNESCO City of Music. This book examines Liverpool's popular music through the history of the places where it has been p…

  • Dispersal

    av Marion Davies

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848023536

    Dispersal considers the period of change in Stratford, EastLondon prior to the 2012 Olympic Games. It is both a visual record of a placethat has transformed beyond recognition and a commentary on the impact of thesechanges. Though often represented…

  • Radiocarbon Dates

    Radiocarbon Dates
    av Alex Bayliss

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905624966

    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 contains supporting information about the samples…

  • An Archaeological Map of Hadrian's Wall

    An Archaeological Map of Hadrian's Wall

    Karta, falsad. - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848022638

    It was more than just a wall: it was a whole military zone designed to control movement across the northern frontier of the Roman province of Britannia. Great earthwork barriers survive, along with the remains of forts and temporary camps; watch-tow…

  • The Railway Goods Shed and Warehouse in England

    The Railway Goods Shed and Warehouse in England
    av John Minnis

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848023284

    Although goods traffic accounted in many cases for a higher proportion of railway companies' revenue than passengers, the buildings associated with it have received very little attention in comparison to their passenger counterparts. They once playe…

  • The Country House

    The Country House

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848022331

    This book presents a series of conference papers which explore a topic that has received a good deal of interest in recent years, namely the material culture of the country house and its presentation to the public. This links in with academic intere…

  • Georgian and Regency Conservatories

    Georgian and Regency Conservatories
    av Melissa Thompson

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848022829

    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 innovations led to a new type of glasshouse with…

  • England's Co-operative Movement

    England's Co-operative Movement
    av Lynn Pearson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789622393

    The neighbourhood co-op store was an essential element in the English shopping landscape for a century and more. Initially identified by the iconic co-operative symbols of beehives and wheatsheaves, eclectic store designs by local architects made a…

  • Animal Bones and Archaeology

    Animal Bones and Archaeology
    av Polydora Baker

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848025554

    This handbook provides advice on best practice for the recovery, publication and archiving of animal bones and teeth from Holocene archaeological sites (ie from approximately the last 10,000 years). It has been written for local authority archaeolog…

  • Weston-super-Mare

    av Allan Brodie

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848024793

    Two centuries ago Weston-super-Mare was a small, rarely visited village but its location alongside the Severn Estuary soon made it a convenient bathing place for the wealthy inhabitants of Bristol and Bath. Once the railway arrived in 1841, the hand…

  • Coventry

    av Jeremy Gould

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848022454

    The Coventry Blitz of 14 November 1940 was a key event of the Second World War and in the growth of public consciousness of the destructive power of warfare. The medieval city, already undergoing rapid change, was largely destroyed on that night. Th…

  • Georgian Architecture in the British Isles 1714-1830

    Georgian Architecture in the British Isles 1714-1830
    av James Stevens Curl

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848020863

    First published in 1993, this is a fully revised and newly illustrated guide to the architecture of the British Isles during the reigns of the first four Georges (1714-1830). The term 'Georgian' suggests a dignified, often symmetrical facade of bric…

  • Chapels of England

    Chapels of England
    av Christopher Wakeling

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848020320

    Religion in Britain after the Reformation was remarkably unstable and places of worship were the focus of dispute and regular change. This book is the first substantial synoptic account of Nonconformist church architecture in England and aims to pro…

  • Margate's Seaside Heritage

    Margate's Seaside Heritage
    av Nigel Barker

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905624669

    The seaside holiday and the seaside resort are two of England's greatest exports to the world. Since the early 18th century, when some of the wealthiest people first sought improved health by bathing in saltwater, the lure of the sea has been a fund…

  • Illustrating the Past

    Illustrating the Past
    av Judith Dobie

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848022720

    Our understanding of the human past is very limited. The mute evidence from excavation - the dusty pot shards, fragments of bone, slight variations in soil colour and texture - encourages abstraction and detachment. Reconstruction art offers a diffe…

  • Ration Book Cookery

    Ration Book Cookery
    av Gill Corbishley

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781850748717

    One of a series of books which look at the art of cookery in Britain at different periods in history. The recipes, which have been adapted for the modern kitchen, provide a taste of the times and the book also includes information on food, cooking e…

  • F. X. Velarde

    F. X. Velarde
    av Dominic Wilkinson

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789628142

    Notable undiscovered architects, like undiscovered composers, are implausible, yet Frances Xavier Velarde OBE, 1897-1960, could be just such a person hiding in plain sight. A stylish architect who took a road less travelled then died as he was getti…

  • Churches, Cathedrals and Chapels

    Churches, Cathedrals and Chapels
    av Richard Morris

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781850744474

    Most places have at least one church or chapel. Together with cathedrals, these buildings, their sites and surroundings offer an inexhaustible range of teaching and study opportunities. This books placed them in their historical context, introducing…



    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848025547

  • Legacies of the First World War

    Legacies of the First World War
    av Wayne Cocroft

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848022881

    The First World War has been described as the first total war, a conflict in which a country's people and resources were harnessed towards final victory. During 2014-18 Historic England set out to uncover and study the physical remains left across E…

  • Tourism and the Changing Face of the British Isles

    Tourism and the Changing Face of the British Isles
    av Allan Brodie

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848023581

    A week on a beach, a day at a spa, a hike in the hills -- tourism is taken for granted today, but over the past 500 years, it has played a significant role in the shaping of modern Britain. Holidays were once effectively limited to a handful of weal…

  • Jewish Heritage in Britain and Ireland

    Jewish Heritage in Britain and Ireland
    av Sharman Kadish

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848022379

    Britain's tiny Jewish community (about 263,000 people) is the oldest non-Christian minority in the country. In 1656 Jews returned to England after an absence of nearly 400 years and the Jewish community has enjoyed a history of continuous settlement…

  • Stonehenge and Avebury 1:10000 Map

    Stonehenge and Avebury 1:10000 Map

    Karta - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848021266

    The Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site is internationally important for its outstanding prehistoric monuments. Stonehenge is the most architecturally sophisticated prehistoric stone circle in the world, while Avebury is the largest. Around t…

  • The Seafront

    The Seafront
    av Allan Brodie

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848023826

    This book is devoted to the seafront, the space between the seaward ends of seaside piers and the first line of buildings. The seafront is a place that is familiar yet unfamiliar, predictable but exciting, natural but artificial. It is a place to li…

  • English Garden Cities

    English Garden Cities
    av Mervyn Miller

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848020511

    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 significance. The vision of the movement's found…