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Georgian Architecture in the British Isles 1714-1830

Georgian Architecture in the British Isles 1714-1830

…often symmetrical facade of brick with elegant sash-windows a doorcase (usually with a fanlight) and a well-mannered and reticent appearance. The book shows the remarkable diversity of the architecture created during the era from the grander Classicism influenced by the architecture of Italy notably…

£50.00

Photographing Historic Buildings

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 that we take of buildings to ensure that they will be useful documents in the record of the…

£20.00

The Repair of Historic Buildings

The Repair of Historic Buildings

…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 principles and methods of repair.Paperback 76ppPub Date: February 1995

£13.99

Early Structural Steel in London Buildings

Early Structural Steel in London Buildings

…of the book is an examination of how structural steel was exploited in different types of London building before 1910. As steel construction developed and buildings became larger and more complex structure was forced back onto the architectural agenda. Techniques of framing evolved to make buildings

£75.00

The English Railway Station

The English Railway Station

…for the historic railway station and a new appreciation of the aesthetic virtues and regeneration potential of imaginative station architecture.The English Railway Station is an accessible engaging and comprehensively illustrated general history of the architectural development and social history of…

£25.00

The English Castle: 1066-1650

The English Castle: 1066-1650

…to coast the English landscape is still richly studded with castles both great and small. As homes or ruins these historic buildings are today largely objects of curiosity. For centuries however they were at the heart of the kingdom's social and political life. The English Castle is a riveting…

£45.00

The English Seaside

The English Seaside

…its myriad charms and eccentricities.For too long the English seaside has suffered from bad press accused of being tatty cold grey and windswept. Peter Williams' evocative photographs in this fully revised edition of his acclaimed book will make you want to rediscover what a fantastic place…

£14.99

Building a Better Society

Building a Better Society

…desperate need of the poor and vulnerable in the 19th century.Attractively illustrated by photographs and drawings this book emphasises the importance of institutional buildings to our understanding of Liverpool's character and demonstrates how new uses can be found to ensure that they continue…

£7.99

Practical Building Conservation: Stone

Practical Building Conservation: Stone

…and Wall Paintings Section a consultant to English Heritage and lectures widely on stone conservation. Alison Henry who contributed extensively to this book is a Senior Architectural Conservator in the Building Conservation and Research Team at English Heritage. She was previously a local authority…

£80.00

Practical Building Conservation: Metals

Practical Building Conservation: Metals

…in the Building Conservation and Research Team at English Heritage. She is a trained wall-painting conservator as well as specialising in the conservation of metals.Dr Robyn Pender is also with the Building Conservation and Research Team as a Senior Architectural Conservator. She is a building

£80.00

Practical Building Conservation: Mortars, Renders & Plasters

Practical Building Conservation: Mortars, Renders & Plasters

…with the Building Conservation and Research Team at English Heritage. A trained stone conservator she has wide experience in private practice higher education and as a conservation officer.John Stewart is also co-author of this book and Senior Architectural Conservator with the Building Conservation…

£80.00

Practical Building Conservation: Glass and Glazing

Practical Building Conservation: Glass and Glazing

…is a Senior Architectural Conservator in the Building Conservation and Research Team at English Heritage. She is a building physicist with training in wall-painting conservation.Sophie Godfraind is also an Architectural Conservator with the Building Conservation and Research Team and a trained…

£80.00

The English Heritage Guide to Londons Blue Plaques

The English Heritage Guide to Londons Blue Plaques

…of London residents from many periods of history – from Charles Dickens and Winston Churchill to Emmeline Pankhurst and Jimi Hendrix.This book – the first official portable guide to London's plaques – reveals the many layers of history and personality behind the busy streets…

£16.99

Gateshead - Architecture in a Changing English Urban Landscape

Gateshead - Architecture in a Changing English Urban Landscape

…Tyne yet its history is full of fascinating insights into the way in which a northern industrial town experienced the 19th and 20th centuries.This book explores this period of great change through a study of the town's everyday historic landscape. The story of industry includes the legacy of…

£7.99

York Minster

York Minster

book is based on the architectural recording of the building begun in the early 1970s by the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England which subsequently merged with English Heritage. The book not only provides an invaluable summary of the state of our understanding of the building but…

£40.00

Stephen Dykes Bower

Stephen Dykes Bower

…architectural books and it will appeal to lovers of churches and their decoration and to professionals involved in church design and conservation.​This book has been commissioned as part of a series of books on Twentieth Century Architects by RIBA Publishing English Heritage and The…

£20.00

Hillforts

Hillforts

…of the microscope and the ability to stand back and view the bigger picture. The authors have collectively spent many decades exploring these historic sites on foot and this book presents the results of their detailed archaeological landscape surveys.Key Features:142 pagesPaperbackPublished in 2007

£25.00

Danson House: The Anatomy of a Georgian Villa

Danson House: The Anatomy of a Georgian Villa

…remodel the grounds in the manner of Capability Brown.This book tells the story of the house the estate its owners and its restoration by English Heritage between 1995 and 2004 after a long period of neglect. It explains how the building evolved from the start of construction in 1762 as wings were…

£25.00

The Town House in Medieval and Early Modern Bristol

The Town House in Medieval and Early Modern Bristol

…a new way of looking at medieval and early modern urban housing – focusing specifically on the relationships between different building types and changes in building forms both of which reveal the complex character of an evolving commercial city.Key Features:452 pagesHardbackPublished in 2014

£100.00

Haughmond Abbey

Haughmond Abbey

Haughmond Abbey was a prosperous house of Augustinian Canons north-east of Shrewsbury.  Today it is an extensive ruin in the guardianship of English Heritage.The work reported on had its origins in excavations carried out in and near the cloister in 1975-79 but the scope has been broadened to…

£100.00

A Glimpse of Heaven

A Glimpse of Heaven

…our heritage has gone largely undiscovered and unappreciated. This book is a celebration of 100 Catholic churches in England and Wales with lively and informative text and stunning photography specially commissioned for the book. Each chapter is devoted to a milestone in the history of the Catholic…

£20.00

St Pauls Cathedral Before Wren

St Pauls Cathedral Before Wren

…the Wren building which began in 1675. Archaeological excavations and observations go back to the time of Wren. The Anglo-Saxon cathedral is an enigma and even its precise site somewhere in the churchyard is not known for certain. The medieval cathedral was probably the largest building in medieval…

£100.00

The Castles of Henry VIII

The Castles of Henry VIII

…medieval castle designs to the low sturdy stone fortresses inspired by European ideas. He explains the scientific care taken to select sites for these castles and the transition from medieval to modern in this last surge of English castle construction.Key Features:64 pagesPaperbackPublished in 2013

£11.99

The Elizabethan Garden at Kenilworth Castle

The Elizabethan Garden at Kenilworth Castle

…It is also the best documented of all the great gardens of its age providing the starting point for English Heritage's ambitious re-creation in 2009. This beautifully illustrated book presents the extensive research that informed the scheme and describes the process by which the new garden…

£40.00

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