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Great Britain & Maps

Great Britain & Maps

Great Britain & Maps, topography and geography of the British Isles and coastine, walking tours and oddly British curiosities.

 


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HOUSE: British Domestic Architecture
PHILIPPA LEWIS    Book Number: 76391
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Mention the architecture of Britain's houses and one's thoughts will automatically gravitate towards the grand country houses, castles, palaces and townhouses created by our greatest architects. P...
UPPER AND MIDDLE THAMES: From Source to Reading
JOSEPHINE JEREMIAH    Book Number: 76411
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Rising in the Gloucestershire Cotswolds, the Thames meanders its way in an overall easterly direction for 215 miles to the sea, making it England's longest river, as well its most important and his...
WHEN DID BIG BEN FIRST BONG?
DAVID LONG    Book Number: 76412
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101 questions answered about the greatest city on earth. Find out when Primrose Hill almost gained a pyramid even larger than the Great Pyramid of Cheops. Find out why about 640 people came to be...
LONDON'S UNDERGROUND SUBURBS
DENNIS EDWARDS    Book Number: 76453
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Nostalgiamanes will relish this book full of innocent enjoyment of the days during the 20th century when bathrooms, even among the rich, were few and far between, and Mr Chamberlain was busy keepin...
TOUR OF THE ENGLISH LAKES
JOHN R. MURRAY    Book Number: 76455
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In 1769 Thomas Gray, (best known for his Elegy in a Country Churchyard), made a tour of the Lake District and recorded it in his journal, thus creating the first example of modern travel writing. D...
YEAR IN THE LIFE OF GLENCOE
BILL BIRKETT    Book Number: 76456
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Famous the world over for the ultimate betrayal, the "murder under trust" massacre of 38 members of the MacDonald clan by their houseguests the Campbells on 13 February 1692, the Clachaig Hotel at...
WINSLOW THROUGH TIME
CHARLES CLOSE    Book Number: 76482
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Winslow is a small market town 10 miles north of the County Town of Aylesbury and the Vale. It is situated on a low hill, and King Offa is believed to have had a palace there. In those days, it w...
HISTORY OF LONDON'S PRISONS
GEOFFREY HOWSE    Book Number: 76484
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London has had more prisons than any other British city. The City's gates once contained prisons but notably the most notorious of all was Newgate, which stood for over 700 years. The 11th centur...
A PEAK DISTRICT ANTHOLOGY: A Literary Companion
ROLY SMITH    Book Number: 76538
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For many years, literary visitors to the Peak District have been astonished by its sublime wonders and have felt moved to write about it. Lord Byron wrote 'Was you ever in Dovedale? I assure you ...
BACKBONE OF ENGLAND
ANDREW BIBBY    Book Number: 76539
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There are very many watersheds in Britain - every little hill acts as a divide for water, separating drops and trickles into streams and rivulets which eventually join up and make their way to the ...
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