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Guidebook: Dover Castle - A frontline fortress and its wartime tunnels

Guidebook: Dover Castle - A frontline fortress and its wartime tunnels

…285x210mm PaperbackExtent: 40ppIllustrations: 85 illustrations (colour and b&w)Publish date: July 2011 About the SeriesEnglish Heritage Red Guides bring history to life with fascinating eyewitness accounts and exquisite drawings that recreate each site at the most exciting point in its…

£5.00

Guidebook: Helmsley Castle

Guidebook: Helmsley Castle

Standing on a rocky outcrop and surrounded by impressive defensive ditches the ruins of Helmsley Castle still dominate the adjacent town. A castle was first raised by Walter Espec by 1153 but was rebuilt in stone by the powerful northern baron Robert de Ros II later that century. The buildings that…

£3.50

Guidebook: Hardwick Old Hall

Guidebook: Hardwick Old Hall

…with the finest pieces and textiles Hardwick would once have been a glittering reflection of Bess's status and aspirations. This brand new guide contains a family tree plans maps and a wealth of photographs of this charming and evocative house.Key Features:36 pagesPaperbackPublished in 2013

£3.50

Manningham

Manningham

This book raises awareness of the wide range and varied character of the historic landscape and buildings which constitute Manningham and the forces and trends which have contributed to its appearance over time. It tells the story through its buildings and landscape of Manningham's development…

£9.99

Guidebook: Goodrich Castle

Guidebook: Goodrich Castle

Superbly sited high above the River Wye Goodrich Castle is one of the finest and best preserved of all medieval English castles. This guidebook is richly illustrated with photographs maps and historic images and includes a tour of the extensive castle remains and a full history of the castle and its…

£3.50

Guidebook: Chesters Roman Fort and the Clayton Museum

Guidebook: Chesters Roman Fort and the Clayton Museum

In a low-lying Northumberland valley where Hadrian’s Wall bridged the North Tyne lie the impressive remains of Chesters Roman Fort – the home of the ala II Asturum (Second Asturian Cavalry Unit) for more than 200 years. Uncovered in a series of 19th-century excavations by the influential…

£4.00

The Oxford Guide to Arthurian Literature

The Oxford Guide to Arthurian Literature

…bibliography of Arthurian resources. Comprehensive in its analysis and hyper textual in its approach The Oxford Guide to Arthurian Literature and Legend is an essential reference book for Arthurian scholars medievalists and for those interested in cultural studies of myth and legend.Key Features:512…

£12.99

The Time Travellers Guide to Elizabethan England

The Time Travellers Guide to Elizabethan England

…sexism and famine of the time?In this book Ian Mortimer answers the key questions that a prospective traveller to late sixteenth-century England would ask. Applying the ground breaking approach he pioneered in his bestselling Time Traveller's Guide to Medieval England the Elizabethan world…

£9.99

The Time Travellers Guide to Medieval England:

The Time Travellers Guide to Medieval England:

books. How do you greet people in the street? What should you use for toilet paper? How fast - and how safely - can you travel? Why might a physician want to taste your blood? And how do you test to see if you are going down with the plague?The result is the most astonishing social history book you…

£9.99

The Story of Stonehenge: Activity Guide

The Story of Stonehenge: Activity Guide

This children's activity guide to the story of Stonehenge takes children and their families on a tour round the site shedding light on this fascinating and mysterious monument. The lively and informative text draws on the very latest research and is aimed at children aged 7-11.It includes a quiz…

£2.00

The Walkers Guide to Outdoor Clues and Signs

The Walkers Guide to Outdoor Clues and Signs

…of instructing researching and writing. It includes lots of outdoor clues and signs that will not be found in any other book in the world.As well as the most comprehensive guide to natural navigation for walkers ever compiled it also contains clues for weather forecasting tracking city walks coast…

£10.99

The English Heritage Guide to Londons Blue Plaques

The English Heritage Guide to Londons Blue Plaques

…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 of London. Inside…

£16.99

The Time Team Guide To The History Of Britain

The Time Team Guide To The History Of Britain

…expert historians behind Channel 4's Time Team answer these questions and many more cataloguing British history in a way that is accessible to all. This book will give you and your family a clear and concise view of what happened when and why.Publication Date: 27/05/2010 Full Colour throughout

£17.99

Time Team Guide to the Archaeological Sites of Britain & Ireland

Time Team Guide to the Archaeological Sites of Britain & Ireland

…which are open to visitors some familiar to all others relatively unknown. Each is treated with the inimitable no-nonsense Time Team style. This book is like having Tony Mick Geo-Phys and the gang in the back seat of your car - sharing their specialist knowledge and fascinating historical insights…

£16.99

Collins Nature Guide: Birds of Britain & Europe

Collins Nature Guide: Birds of Britain & Europe

Birds of Britain & Europe covers over 250 of the most common birds found in Britain and Europe. Each species is illustrated and described in detail in the text. The birds are organized by size and the book is supplied in a durable plastic wallet.Key Features:256 pagesPaperbackPublished in 1994

£2.99

Bake Your Own: Cakes and Cookies

Bake Your Own: Cakes and Cookies

…treats that everyone will love and want to try. From the show-stopping chocolate cake to the simple almond shortbread this book takes you back to basics with step-by-step guides and provides handy hints for cake decoration that will have your friends' mouths watering in no time!Key Features:192…

£9.99

Guidebook: Scarborough Castle

Guidebook: Scarborough Castle

Scarborough Castle stands on a massive promontory of rock that rises above the North Sea. The site has been intermittently inhabited and fortified for nearly 3000 years. With its own anchorage now the harbour Scarborough has long been an important gateway to north-east England. In the fourth century…

£3.50

1930s Home Shire

1930s Home Shire

book introduces the homes that people fell in love with in the 1930s and the fixtures and fittings that went in them. With nearly hundred illustrations and informative chapters on architectural styles gardens furnishings and technology in the home this book is the most popular introductory guide to…

£5.99

Map OS Ancient Britain

Map OS Ancient Britain

A Folded Historical Map and Guide of Ancient Britain to a Scale of of 1:625000 produced by Ordnance Survey

£6.25

The Hat Industry of Luton

The Hat Industry of Luton

…number of other local towns with a challenging inheritance of neglected and decaying fragments of a once vital industry.This book is intended to be an introduction and guide to the area's historical significance and to its distinctive and varied character seeking to explain the development of…

£9.99

The Encyclopedia of Formula 1

The Encyclopedia of Formula 1

…Formula 1 showcases the highs and lows of the most cutting-edge series in the history of motorsport. From the early days to the present season this guide gives comprehensive insight into all aspects of the exciting sport including coverage of memorable drivers constructor teams circuits and moments.…

£9.99

William the Conqueror and the Battle of Hastings

William the Conqueror and the Battle of Hastings

This revised guide tells the complete story of the Norman Conquest from William's claim to the throne to the impact of the Normans on Britain's culture and landscape. This classic Pitkin Guide includes illustrations from the Bayeux tapestry and a diagram of the armies and their struggles.Key…

£6.00

Build your own Stonehenge

Build your own Stonehenge

Build your own Stonehenge mini book pack includes 16 Stonehenge rocks a beautifully landscaped map and a 32 page guide explaining the mysterious building of this ancient wonder. Explore and replicate the magic of this extraordinary monument right at your desktop! A great little gift for any…

£5.99

RHS What Plant Where Encyclopedia

RHS What Plant Where Encyclopedia

…scorching in the sun RHS What Plant Where Encyclopedia is the go-to guide for making the most of your garden.Solve your garden problems with simple steps to assess your site and soil and then use the at-a-glance classification guide and photos to choose from over 2000 plants. Landscape your garden…

£25.00

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