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My earliest guide to Silchester is the Short Guide to the Silchester Collection published by the Reading Public Museum and Art Gallery (7th edition; 1927) . 207 more words

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Skara Brae

The Edinburgh Castle blog has reflected on the evolution of the guidebooks to the castle and it made me realise that there is little here so far on guidebooks from Scotland. 198 more words

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Guides for Chedworth Roman Villa

Chedworth Roman Villa was acquired for the National Trust in 1924. The site is located in the Cotswolds.

Sir Ian A. Richmond prepared a 15 page guide in 1966. 361 more words

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A Handook to Roman London

A visit to the Museum of London prompted me to check my shelves for guides on Roman London. My Guildhall Museum handbook was written by Ralph Merrifield in 1973. 73 more words

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The Laurion

One of the most evocative ‘industrial’ landscapes can be found in the Laurion in southern Attica, Greece. This area contained a series of mines and related ore-processing workshops that generated so much of the wealth for the city of Athens in the fifth century BC. 89 more words

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