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Framlingham Castle: coat of arms

The cover of the MPBW Guidebook to Framlingham Castle in Suffolk bears the coat of arms of the Howards that is located over the main gateway (Tower 1) that faces the town. 39 more words

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Tantallon Castle: lean-to buildings

The inside of the curtain-wall at Tantallon Castle has a series of horizontal sockets. The Ministry sign helpfully explains them as the traces of likely lean-to buildings. 29 more words

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English Heritage: sponsored by Gateway

English Heritage (e.g. Dartmouth Castle, Longthorpe Tower) and Historic Scotland guidebooks (e.g. Birsay, Smailholm) carried the logo of Gateway Foodmarkets Ltd. … 18 more words

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Smailholm Tower - more guides

As a follow-up to David’s post on Smailholm Tower, in my own collection I have a couple of publications to fill in some gaps. Historic Scotland had moved to producing colour covers for its guides during the mid-1980s during it’s latter years as part of the… 288 more words

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Smailholm Tower: guides

My earliest guide for Smailholm Tower was prepared by the Department of the Enviornment in 1969. The cost was 1p. It consists of four printed pages with a line drawing on the cover. 83 more words

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Review: Focus on The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories

Angela Topping’s Focus on The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories, published by Greenwich Exchange (2009), is a short and incisive guidebook for anyone studying Angela Carter’s influential book of short stories for the first time. 797 more words

Angela Carter


As you can see in the picture I’m here now to talk about why I chose National Geographic Travel Books.

  1. It is easy to access…
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