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Berkhampstead Castle: Guidebook

Berkhampstead Castle, Hertfordshire, is now in the care of English Heritage. It was founded as a motte and bailey castle c. 1170. The castle was placed in State Guardianship in 1930. 75 more words

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Stott Park Bobbin Mill

The Stott Park Bobbin Mill in Cumbria was in use from 1835 (when it was founded by John Harrison) until its closure in 1971. It was placed in State Guardianship in 1974 (and is now in the care of… 223 more words

Heritage Sites

Tour of Caernarfon Castle

I have been noting some of the short card tour guides that were produced for sites in State Guardianship, e.g. Caerphilly Castle, Criccieth Castle… 101 more words


The gentleman's guide, in his tour through France

  • Author: Playstowe, Philip.
  • Title: The gentleman’s guide, in his tour through France / wrote by an officer in the Royal-Navy …
  • Published: Bristol : Printed by S.
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Books & Printed Texts

Guidebooks to Chesters Roman fort

The Roman fort at Chesters lies immediately to the west of where Hadrian’s Wall crossed the river North Tyne. The site, along with the Clayton Memorial Museum… 189 more words

Heritage Sites

UNESCO World Heritage Site: Philippi

The Roman colony of Philippi in Macedonia, northern Greece, has been designated as one of the latest additions to UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites (“Philippi becomes UNESCO World Heritage site… 188 more words

Heritage Sites

Death-Defying Cistercians: Buildwas Abbey II

I’ve recently heard it said that British archaeologists are adverse to displaying the dead, more so than the Irish and ‘Catholic’ nations. It is argued that popular religious dispositions correlate directly and simply with attitudes and practices surrounding the excavation, investigation, display and publication of cemeteries and graves, including human skeletal material. 477 more words

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