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Textile Mills of South West England

Textile Mills of South West England

industry has been one of the most prolonged and widespread influences on the development of historic buildings in the South West. The regional industry pre-dated the classic period of the Industrial Revolution by several centuries resulting in distinctive types of vernacular buildings industrial

£50.00

Englands Maritime Heritage from the air

Englands Maritime Heritage from the air

…the country's maritime heritage. Alongside the photographs taken of the great castles and abbeys of the country Aerofilms also recorded industrial and commercial activity including the docks and ports that were an essential part of maintaining Britain's place in the world. He looks at…

£35.00

Guidebook: Silchester Roman Town

Guidebook: Silchester Roman Town

…of its rediscovery and excavation up to date. It includes features on such aspects as the daily diet of the Callevans Roman technology and industry religion at Calleva and the Silchester Collection of finds now on display at Reading Museum. The guidebook is illustrated with specially commissioned…

£3.50

Ditherington Mill and the Industrial Revolution

Ditherington Mill and the Industrial Revolution

…research into the world’s first iron-framed fire-proof buildingStudy of Ditherington highlights crucial developments in engineering the textile industry and business practices during the Industrial RevolutionPacked with high-quality illustrationsHardbackExtent: 172ppPublished: October 2015

£50.00

The Hat Industry of Luton

The Hat Industry of Luton

industrial roots run much deeper. Long before it became associated with motor cars Luton was the centre of ladies' hat production in this country - a success founded upon the earlier regional industry of straw-plaiting. Many of the surrounding towns and villages fed into the industry

£9.99

Foam Cutlass

Foam Cutlass

Fight off treacherous sailors and double-crossing pirates with a small and trusty cutlass.This cutlass is perfect for making evil pirates walk the plank and face the shark infested oceans!  43cm in length. Suitable for children over the age of 3yrs​Key Features:Made of foam making…

£3.50

Ancoats

Ancoats

First hailed as a wonder of the new industrial world to later 19th-century commentators the name Ancoats became synonymous with dark satanic mills and urban poverty. This book intends to raise awareness of the wide range and varied character of the historic mills buildings and canals which…

£9.99

Bridport and West Bay

Bridport and West Bay

Bridport is an industrial market town on the west Dorset coast which has played a pivotal role in the region's hemp and flax industry for over 700 years. The industrial heritage of this town is not widely known outside the area and very little has been published on the regional and national…

£12.99

Dangerous Energy

Dangerous Energy

This book comprises a national study of the explosives industry and provides a framework for identification of its industrial archaeology and social history.Few monuments of gunpowder manufacture survive in Britain from the Middle Ages although its existence is documented. Late 17th-century…

£40.00

Series 302 Black Telephone

Series 302 Black Telephone

The iconic type 302 phone was designed by the prolific industrial designer Henry Dreyfuss and introduced in 1937. He used ear to mouth measurements from 2000 people to create the egonomic handset. The first to incorporate the bell in the base of the unit the phone was originally cast in metal. This…

£50.00

Age Of Invention - The Worlds Best Keyring

Age Of Invention - The Worlds Best Keyring

…the Victorian period with some light hearted humour.The Victorian era saw a boom in technological advances and innovations thanks to the industrial revolution and the invention of steam engines. Due to their ability to think outside the box and their unmatched creativity Queen Victoria’s…

£4.50

Victorian Camera Bookends

Victorian Camera Bookends

…and the creation of the iconic 'Bellows Camera'.The Victorian era saw a boom in technological advances and innovations thanks to the industrial revolution and the invention of steam engines. Due to their ability to think outside the box and their unmatched creativity Queen Victoria’s…

£30.00

Age Of Invention - Dental Magnet

Age Of Invention - Dental Magnet

…the Victorian period with some light hearted humour.The Victorian era saw a boom in technological advances and innovations thanks to the industrial revolution and the invention of steam engines. Due to their ability to think outside the box and their unmatched creativity Queen Victoria’s…

£3.50

Age Of Invention Mug - Teapot

Age Of Invention Mug - Teapot

…the Victorian period with some light hearted humour.The Victorian era saw a boom in technological advances and innovations thanks to the industrial revolution and the invention of steam engines. Due to their ability to think outside the box and their unmatched creativity Queen Victoria’s…

£8.50

Age Of Invention Mug - Tea-Scope

Age Of Invention Mug - Tea-Scope

…the Victorian period with some light hearted humour.The Victorian era saw a boom in technological advances and innovations thanks to the industrial revolution and the invention of steam engines. Due to their ability to think outside the box and their unmatched creativity Queen Victoria’s…

£8.50

Age Of Invention Notebook

Age Of Invention Notebook

…the Victorian period with some light hearted humour.The Victorian era saw a boom in technological advances and innovations thanks to the industrial revolution and the invention of steam engines. Due to their ability to think outside the box and their unmatched creativity Queen Victoria’s…

£10.00

Age Of Invention - Drinking Water Coaster

Age Of Invention - Drinking Water Coaster

…the Victorian period with some light hearted humour.The Victorian era saw a boom in technological advances and innovations thanks to the industrial revolution and the invention of steam engines. Due to their ability to think outside the box and their unmatched creativity Queen Victoria’s…

£2.50

Age Of Invention - Self Drinking Straw Coaster

Age Of Invention - Self Drinking Straw Coaster

…the Victorian period with some light hearted humour.The Victorian era saw a boom in technological advances and innovations thanks to the industrial revolution and the invention of steam engines. Due to their ability to think outside the box and their unmatched creativity Queen Victoria’s…

£2.50

1930s Britain

1930s Britain

…side to the decade. Industrial output which fell in 1930-32 picked up in 1933 and by the following year had exceeded 1929 totals. Remarkable growth was experienced in 1935-38 despite a shorter working week as productivity rose with the adoption of more productive industrial techniques. There was…

£8.99

The Field Archaeology of Dartmoor

The Field Archaeology of Dartmoor

…character and early tin industry are described in turn. Next Dartmoor's 19th- and 20th-century industrial landscape and heritage (tin copper silver-lead and China clay) and how they co-existed with traditional forms of upland farming are described. Subsidiary industries (peat gunpowder mills ice…

£30.00

Alston Moor, Cumbria

Alston Moor, Cumbria

…with a rich legacy of public and industrial buildings to create places of distinctive character. It takes a whole-landscape view of the area relating its buildings and settlements to the wider patterns of landscape evolution resulting from agricultural and industrial activity and the development of…

£14.99

Guidebook: Stott Park Bobbin Mill

Guidebook: Stott Park Bobbin Mill

…100 such mills that supplied the Lancashire textile industry with millions of wooden bobbins. These bobbins individually turned on lathes were used to hold yarn in the spinning process and on the textile looms. The decline in the textile industry in the 20th century forced Stott Park’s bobbin…

£3.50

Age Of Invention - Top Hat Magnet

Age Of Invention - Top Hat Magnet

…the Victorian period with some light hearted humour.The Victorian era saw a boom in technological advances and innovations thanks to the industrial revolution and the invention of steam engines. Due to their ability to think outside the box and their unmatched creativity Queen Victoria’s…

£3.50

Gateshead - Architecture in a Changing English Urban Landscape

Gateshead - Architecture in a Changing English Urban Landscape

…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 railway engineering and the…

£7.99

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