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Guidebook: York Cold War Bunker

Guidebook: York Cold War Bunker

…of the Cold War the protected headquarters of the Royal Observer Corps No. 20 Group are sunk several metres below the ground on the outskirts of York. Here up to 60 scientists and trained civilians worked in preparation against nuclear attack.An open secret the very existence of the bunker would…

£2.00

York Minster

York Minster

York Minster is one of England's greatest Gothic Buildings and the repository for the largest single collection of medieval stained glass in Britain most of which remains in situ. This cathedral of the northern province which every year attracts thousands of pilgrims and visitors was built over…

£40.00

Stole - York Grey

Stole - York Grey

This grey check stole with splashes of lilac and green is made in England by Bronte By Moon from the finest Merino Lambswool. This is the perfect accessory to add warmth and colour to any outfit.Key Features:Made in England100% Merino Lambswool​Dry clean only

£50.00

Cliffords Tower 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

Cliffords Tower 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

The perfect gift for fans and visitors of Clifford’s Tower in York this 1000 piece jigsaw shows a stunning view of the tower which is today one of the best-loved landmarks in York. One of the main surviving features of York Castle Clifford’s Tower is now a shell. The first floor once…

£13.00

Guidebook: Cliffords Tower

Guidebook: Cliffords Tower

…Tower is all that remains of York's medieval castle which was once the main northern stronghold of the kings of England. At first there was a timber tower here where one of the most notorious events in the history of the castle took place in 1190 when the Jews of York who had taken refuge in the…

£3.50

Tudor Rose Hanging Decoration

Tudor Rose Hanging Decoration

…between the houses of Lancaster and York with this exquisite handmade decoration. Made in India using traditional embroidery and beading techniques it is a lovely representation of the English Tudor Rose. This iconic Tudor emblem combines the white rose of York with the red rose of Lancaster. It…

£12.00

Tudor White Rose Paperweight

Tudor White Rose Paperweight

…relief. Combining the red rose of Lancaster with the white rose of York the Tudor Rose symbolises the end of the War of the Roses between the two houses achieved when Lancaster King Henry VII married Elizabeth of York in 1486. A fitting tribute to a milestone moment in English history the…

£15.00

Eight Ghosts: The English Heritage Book of New Ghost Stories

Eight Ghosts: The English Heritage Book of New Ghost Stories

…finest contemporary writers to stay at different historical sites across the UK. From Max Porter at Eltham Palace to Mark Haddon deep in York’s Cold War Bunker their experiences informed their chilling creations. Eight authors eight ghost stories eight unsettling supernatural creations…

£12.99

Art Deco Architecture: Design, Decoration and Detail from the Twenties and Thirties

Art Deco Architecture: Design, Decoration and Detail from the Twenties and Thirties

…Expressionism and the Bauhaus. Patricia Bayer shows that art deco masterpieces can be seen and admired worldwide: from the skyscrapers of New York City to imperial dwellings in Tokyo; from Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Battersea Power Station to movie theatres and diners across America.…

£19.95

Guidebook: Scarborough Castle

Guidebook: Scarborough Castle

…fortified signal station here one of a coastal chain that watched for seaborne raiders.A castle was first established here by William le Gros Earl of York in the mid-12th century. In 1155 he was forced to surrender it to Henry II who built the great tower and began developing a town beneath the…

£3.50

This is London

This is London

…impression of the city that still seems quite accurate today.With the same wit and perception that distinguished his charming books on Paris New York and San Francisco M Sasek presents stylish elegant London in This is London first published in 1959 and now updated for the 21st century. Here this…

£10.99

Coppergate Helmet

Coppergate Helmet

This magnificent helmet was found in York in a wood-lined pit with fragments of antler stone glass and iron close to the site where archaeologists had earlier found the remains of Viking settlers. Tests revealed that it was made of iron and copper alloy and dates to the second half of the 8th…

£196.00

Jewish Heritage in Britain and Ireland

Jewish Heritage in Britain and Ireland

…Victorian “cathedral synagogues” of Birmingham Brighton Liverpool and Glasgow. Relics of Anglo-Jewry’s medieval past are explored in York Lincoln and Norwich and venerable burial grounds with Hebrew inscriptions are found in the unlikeliest of places. Curious oddities are not to be…

£20.00

Mapping Ancient Landscapes in Northamptonshire

Mapping Ancient Landscapes in Northamptonshire

Aerial reconnaissance and the National Mapping Programme project in Northamptonshire have recovered and mapped evidence of archaeological activity of widely varying character from field systems through settlement remains to funerary monuments and ranging in period from the Neolithic to the 20th…

£25.00

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