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Guidebook: Deal Castle

Guidebook: Deal Castle

Deal Castle was one of a chain of coastal artillery forts built by Henry VIII to protect England against the threat of invasion by Spain and France. Along with Walmer and Sandown Castles it was designed to defend an important anchorage off the Kent coast known as 'the Downs'. Its flower-like…

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Kings & Queens

Kings & Queens

Kings and queens have always provided their subjects with a great deal to talk about.  But how much do we really know about them? In this fascinating and witty look at kings and queens of England Tony Robinson provides answers to all sorts of questions. For instance who became king…

£8.99

What Were Castles For?

What Were Castles For?

This series consists of simple illustrated guides to answer children's questions about history and invite comparisons with life today. This particular title deals with castles.Key Features:32 pagesPaperbackPublished in 2002

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Who Were The Romans?

Who Were The Romans?

This series consists of simple illustrated guides to answer children's questions about history and invite comparisons with life today. This particular title deals with the Romans.Key Features:32 pagesPaperbackPublished in 2002

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Practical Building Conservation: Earth Brick & Terracotta

Practical Building Conservation: Earth Brick & Terracotta

…in dealing with deteriorating building materials and systems of all types. This multi-disciplinary team of architects surveyors conservators and scientists are responsible for standard setting and research across a wide range of Historic England activities. The team specialises in dealing with…

£110.00

Early Structural Steel in London Buildings

Early Structural Steel in London Buildings

…in London's buildings and architecture in the late Victorian and early Edwardian period; its emphasis is unashamedly constructional. A great deal has been written about the shape style and ornament of metropolitan buildings of the period but comparatively little on their structural anatomy and…

£75.00

Guidebook: Walmer Castle & Gardens

Guidebook: Walmer Castle & Gardens

…the latest military designs across the south of England to protect the most important stretches of coast. With its neighbouring forts to the north Deal and Sandown it guarded the shallow semi-sheltered anchorage known as the Downs. By October 1540 it was garrisoned and ready to face the cannons of…

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Watch The Lady

Watch The Lady

…series Astrophil and Stella. But Penelope is soon married off to a man who loathes her. Never fainthearted she chooses her moment and strikes a deal with her husband: after she gives birth to two sons she will be free to live as she chooses with whom she chooses. But she is to discover that the…

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Practical Building Conservation: Timber

Practical Building Conservation: Timber

This volume Timber deals with wide-ranging use of the material in historic buildings from vast structural timber-frames through to high-class joinery and simple fixings. Particular attention is paid to how and why timber decays or faults occur and the methods of assessing and dealing with this. The…

£80.00

Practical Building Conservation: Concrete

Practical Building Conservation: Concrete

…buildings as a prelude for determining approaches to their conservation. Treatment & Repair describes the range ofmethods that can be used to deal with the causes and consequences of deterioration and damage. This is followed by a chapter of Case Studies where specific examples are used to…

£80.00

Practical Building Conservation: Metals

Practical Building Conservation: Metals

This volume Metals deals with the conservation of a group of materials that have been used in buildings for everything from structural components and fixings to weatherproofing repairs and decoration. It covers both the iron-based and the non-ferrous metals (such as copper bronze and lead) in each…

£80.00

Ancoats

Ancoats

…socio-economic industrial and technological change within the built environment. It will also be of interest to planners and conservation officers dealing with regeneration issues.Contents: 1. Introduction 2. Pre-industrial Ancoats 3. Canals and factoriess 4. The pioneer suburb and its workers 5.…

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Textile Mills of South West England

Textile Mills of South West England

…textile processes and the historical importance of the factory system together with an initial overview of the main industries. The core of the book deals with the industries in detail each chapter providing historical context followed by an account of the distinctive features of the buildings based…

£50.00

Practical Building Conservation: Glass and Glazing

Practical Building Conservation: Glass and Glazing

…reader familiar with the material in question giving them as much information and direction as possible to allow them to understand what they are dealing with& gives a comprehensive 'hands on' approach; solutions are found methods described and practical tips freely given. Should be…

£80.00

Practical Building Conservation: Stone

Practical Building Conservation: Stone

…reader familiar with the material in question giving them as much information and direction as possible to allow them to understand what they are dealing with & gives a comprehensive hands on approach; solutions are found methods described and practical tips freely given. Should be kept on the…

£80.00

Practical Building Conservation: Mortars, Renders & Plasters

Practical Building Conservation: Mortars, Renders & Plasters

…reader familiar with the material in question giving them as much information and direction as possible to allow them to understand what they are dealing with& gives a comprehensive 'hands on' approach; solutions are found methods described and practical tips freely given. &should be…

£80.00

Practical Building Conservation: Conservation Basics

Practical Building Conservation: Conservation Basics

…planning and managing programmes of maintenance and repairs for buildings of all types and sizes. Finally the chapter Planning for Emergencies deals with risk assessment risk management and preparing for unforeseen events such as fire and flood. Practical advice is given on management and measures…

£80.00

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