The first detailed modern study of Haughmond Abbey in Shropshire. By comprehensively addresssing questions about the origins and development of the community at Haughmond this book provides an excellent case study of late 11th/12th- century monasticism.
In spring 2002 mammoth bones and associated Mousterian stone tools were found in situ at Lynford Quarry, Norfolk, UK. The Lynford finds give a rare opportunity to study the socioecology of Neanderthals and the relationship between their social structure and the distribution of resources in the landscape during the last cold stage of Ice Age Europe.
Hardback edition of this critically acclaimed book, which highlights the impact the developments of the 20th century have had on the landscape and gives us a new angle on the industrial, military, domestic and agricultural influences at work around us.
This book will be the first comprehensive survey and record of the architectural history of the British Muslim community, and the first to connect a British Muslim architectural and social history together.
This book tells the story of a collection of paintings that belonged to the earls of Suffolk and Berkshire prior to being gifted to the nation in 1974. This lavishly illustrated book includes full catalogue entries for all the items in the collection and provides a fascinating insight into the collection and its history.
This book provides a wide-reaching analysis of historical context, an account of the origins and development of each of the industries, an interpretation of the distinctive features of the buildings, a clarification of the historical importance of South West textile mills and clear statements on the benefits of their conservation.
Comprehensively illustrated with many images in colour and supported by an extensive bibliography, this clear and concise text should enable all those interested in the Georgian period to look at the surviving architecture with informed and discerning eyes.
Egypt in England is the first detailed guide to the use of the Egyptian style in architecture and interiors in England. Fully illustrated, this engaging book is an accessible and practical guide for a general audience, but has enough depth to be useful to scholars in a range of subject areas.
Paddington Station in London is one of Britain’s most splendid and historically significant railway termini, and one of the masterpieces of Isambard Kingdom Brunel. This second edition is richly illustrated from a wealth of historic sources, in a larger format, and has been updated to include a series of momentous recent developments at Paddington.
Responsible for the creation of Regent Street, Regent’s Park, the Brighton Pavilion and Buckingham Palace, John Nash is universally recognised as one of the most important architects of late 18th-early 19th century Britain. This book brings together recent scholarship, and so brings this most engaging of architects to a new generation.
This richly illustrated book takes a refreshing new look at Victorian and Edwardian architecture, examining how mild steel - which superseded cast and wrought iron - was put to use in theatres, hotels, clubs, offices and many other building types.
This set of eight detailed A3 images depicts work-related scenes from around the UK in the late Victorian and Edwardian periods. Taken from the National Monuments Record, the pictures include maids in service, railway labourers, a blacksmith's shop, the construction of eel traps from willow bark, and various trades at a carriage works.