Download Enfield Through Time by Stephen Sellick PDF

By Stephen Sellick

Enfield is at the northern fringe of higher London, with the golf green belt to the north. the realm coated inside this booklet is King George V & William Girling reservoirs to the East, the M25 to the north, the northern a part of Edmonton to the south and to the west the collage at Trent, Cockfosters. it's been for a very long time an agriculture and nursery sector, that during Victorian occasions began to circulation over to mild undefined, with the advance of shipping. The contrasting photos during this booklet fluctuate from being taken within the specific spot the unique photographer took his photograph, to the opposite facet of the line due to obstructions, to 2 from substantially assorted viewpoints. lots of the photographs have landmarks that tally within the previous and new images, yet there are a few with landmarks which are minimal.

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Download Seaford Through Time by Kevin Gordon PDF

By Kevin Gordon

Half-way among Eastbourne and Brighton, the quiet Sussex city of Seaford is frequently neglected as a vacation vacation spot however it has an plentiful and engaging historical past. Seaford's previous appears to be like down in town, really actually within the type of the Neolithic Hill fortress at the cliffs at Seaford Head. Over the centuries the city has been a bustling Cinque Port, a rotten borough, a quiet beach backwater, a centre for schooling, a garrison city and a aim for enemy motion. Seaford this day is a residential city nestled among the ocean and the South Downs nationwide Park, even if there are nonetheless clues to be came upon that time to the wealthy tapestry of its earlier. during this ebook, neighborhood historian Kevin Gordon embarks on a nostalgic journey utilizing previous pictures and postcards to find how town has built and changed.

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Download The Rough Guide to Kent, Sussex and Surrey (Rough Guide by Samantha Cook,Claire Saunders PDF

By Samantha Cook,Claire Saunders

The tough consultant to Kent, Sussex and Surrey is the main complete go back and forth consultant to this pretty zone. notice the area's highlights with attractive images, itineraries and colour-coded maps, plus up to date listings and knowledge. you will discover special useful recommendation on what to work out and do, from historical castles, exceptional gardens and smooth artwork galleries to award-winning vineyards, white-sand shores and walks within the South Downs nationwide Park. finished, up to date experiences spotlight the simplest B&Bs, campsites, cafés, eating places and pubs for all budgets, supplying you with professional recommendation on which of Whitstable's recognized oyster bars or Brighton's buzzy seashore bars to attempt first.

Whether you are traveling for a weekend or an extended remain, The tough advisor to Kent, Sussex and Surrey is all you wish for the suitable trip.

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Download Bristol A Portrait 1970-82 by Stephen Dowle PDF

By Stephen Dowle

Stephen Dowle first began taking images utilizing a pre-war Coronet Cub given to him via his father. He spent the Nineteen Seventies and the early Nineteen Eighties documenting his domestic urban and the lives of the population who resided there. the images taken are atmospheric and evocative, revealing poignant scenes that experience replaced considerably over the next years.

With over a hundred particular pictures, each one followed through Stephen's informative, usually wry, descriptions, Bristol: A Portrait 1970–82 is an important paintings that records the hot previous, taking pictures the town in the course of a interval of significant swap and bringing it to existence back. A nostalgic learn for Bristolians and a ancient account for others, this e-book is a must have for citizens of this nice urban, previous and young.

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Download Scotland.: A Literary Guide for Travellers (Literary Guides by Garry MacKenzie PDF

By Garry MacKenzie

With its shiny towns and breathtaking landscapes, Scotland has captivated writers and viewers for hundreds of years and encouraged a various variety of literature, from the spiritual poems carved at the rocks of its sacred monuments to the seedy city novels of Irvine Welsh. For Robert Burns, Scotland's iconic poet, the tradition of his local state was once a fertile flooring for his mind's eye. Sir Walter Scott drew at the nation’s earlier, and at the stirring mountains and lochs of the Highlands, as he pioneered the historic novel. essentially the most recognized early literary travelers, together with James Boswell, Samuel Johnson, and Dorothy and William Wordsworth, wrote beautiful bills in their travels in Scotland. This enchanting consultant will get below the surface of the rustic in the course of the writers who lived in or visited Scotland, in addition to those that easily imagined it of their paintings – from Shakespeare, Ben Jonson and the Scots ‘Makars’ of the 15th and 16th centuries, to Keats, Coleridge and Robert Louis Stevenson; from Gaelic bards and nameless balladeers to the cosmopolitan Hugh MacDiarmid, Jackie Kay, Ian Rankin and Kathleen Jamie. recognized figures take a seat along writers occasionally ignored via literary travelers, and during their lives and phrases we adventure the wealthy, fractious and passionate tale of Scottish tradition and realize how Scotland’s historical past, panorama and society are delivered to existence in literature

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Download The Thames Path (Cicerone Walking) by Leigh Hatts PDF

By Leigh Hatts

A guidebook to jogging the Thames direction, a 180-mile nationwide path from the Thames Barrier to the river's resource in close to Cirencester, passing from primary London via Windsor, Henley, and Oxford, and rural geographical region. defined in 20 sections, of among four and sixteen miles (6.5-32km), it's an almost always flat path with stable entry by way of public delivery and customarily takes weeks to stroll. On its approach it passes old websites resembling Greenwich, Kew Gardens, Hampton court docket, Runnymede, Windsor citadel and Oxford.

This guidebook beneficial properties entire OS 1:50,000 scale mapping of the path and entire information regarding lodging, amenities, refreshments and delivery hyperlinks for every level of the course. it's full of attention-grabbing information about the locations and contours handed alongside the way in which. A separate pocket-sized map ebook is usually integrated displaying the total direction on 1:25,000 scale OS maps, supplying the entire mapping had to whole the trail.

The Thames course is a straightforward riverside stroll that discovers the always altering personality of the River Thames.

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Download The Cotswolds (Slow Travel): Including Stratford-upon-Avon, by Caroline Mills PDF

By Caroline Mills

during this new, completely up to date version of Bradt's The Cotswolds (Slow go back and forth series), resident specialist writer Caroline turbines stocks extra of her favorite areas in a area that continues to be as well known as ever. the realm lined comprises: the Cotswold AONB, the Cotswold escarpment, hills and valleys, the Wiltshire Cotswolds and the world referred to as the 4 Shires, in addition to the lesser-known 'hidden' fringes of the Cotswolds. additionally integrated are the 3 Cotswold 'gateways': Stratford-upon-Avon, tub and Oxford. Caroline turbines has lived and labored within the area for over forty years and writes in an exciting and fascinating first-person narrative mixed with authoritative information.
Organised in one of these technique to motivate you to decelerate and enable you to detect smaller components in higher intensity, the consultant contains positive aspects resembling interviews with locals who deliver personality to the quarter, actions to attempt with youngsters, in my view chosen locations to consume, drink and remain, assurance of the humanities & Crafts flow, and many thoughts for car-free commute: strolling, biking, river boats and native buses and trains. Cotswold Farm Park, domestic of Countryfile presenter Adam Henson, can be integrated.
Featured in the consultant are quirky occasions comparable to the Cheese-Rolling pageant and Tetbury's Woolsack Races; various and exclusive breweries and micro-breweries, together with the well-known Hook Norton Brewery, tub Ales, Uley Brewery and Stroud Brewery; Oxford college, the world's oldest, and the resource of England's longest river, the Thames.
The Cotswolds' wealthy and numerous man-made background comprises many recognized castles and nation homes: Blenheim Palace, Sudeley fort, Chavenage and Kelmscott; famous abbeys corresponding to Prinknash, Hailes; and gardens and estates together with Painswick Rococo backyard, Westonbirt Arboretum and Highgrove. Roman heritage is roofed, too, particularly in tub and Cirencester, including the Fosse approach, the most vital Roman roads within the country.
The Cotswolds maintains to endear itself to someone who visits - its harmonious mixture of quintessentially English villages, fascinating provincial industry cities, attention-grabbing and beautiful geographical region and a wealth of neighborhood food-and-drink manufacturers makes it an all-year-round vacation spot, no matter if for an afternoon journey, a quiet weekend away or a multi-week vacation. The quarter deals an important array of lodging from specified country-house inns to pleasant farmhouse B&Bs on operating farms, sumptuous self-catering cottages to glamping and camping out in secluded nation-state. viewers that experience a selected ardour or curiosity for gardens, the humanities & Crafts circulate, old constructions, strolling, horseriding or rural targets are good supplied for in the Cotswolds.

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Download Ilfracombe Through Time by Peter Christie,Graham Hobbs PDF

By Peter Christie,Graham Hobbs

From its scenic vantage aspect at the North Devon coast, the seashore city of Ilfracombe has obvious many alterations in its lengthy heritage. during this distinctive choice of outdated and new photographs from the data of the Ilfracombe Museum, lots of that are formerly unpublished photos, the reader is invited to proportion a nostalgic glimpse of Ilfracombe in days passed by. Its state of affairs because the basically port on an extended stretch of harmful coast made it excellent for smaller buying and selling ships and fishing vessels who docked within the harbour to load and sell off their shipment, whereas the transparent sea air made town a favored vacation spot for travelers from the towns. We discover the motels, theatres, halls and public rooms the place the crowds have been entertained, and stopover at the streets and lanes, homes, faculties, outlets and folks that experience performed a component in shaping the city of at the present time. observed via informative and special textual content, this amazing assortment deals a invaluable list of the prior that's guaranteed to attract either citizens and viewers alike.

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Download Lost Buildings of Worthing: A Historic Town and its People by Antony Edmonds PDF

By Antony Edmonds

Demolition and redevelopment over the last seventy-five years have performed nice harm to Worthing, and comparatively few of the town’s old constructions survive.

Lost structures of Worthing is a lavishly illustrated list of the main fascinating and demanding of those vanished structures. it's also a wealthy and precise historical past – and social historical past – of Worthing, with various attention-grabbing narratives and anecdotes approximately humans linked to the constructions described.

In the 1st part, ‘Lost at the Seafront’, we shuttle from east to west alongside the parade, vacationing over twenty structures, together with the Haven, the place Oscar Wilde wrote the significance of Being Earnest in 1894; Warne’s, the well-known lodge the place Emperor Haile Selassie stayed after he used to be exiled from Ethiopia; and the Marine lodge, the place Benjamin Disraeli ‘sojourned for a time’ in the course of a interval whilst he used to be in opposition.

The moment part, ‘Lost within the city Centre’, positive factors structures and streets that when stood within the historical middle of Worthing – from the slum dwellings of Cook’s Row to the high quality previous homes of the excessive highway – whereas the 3rd, ‘Lost at the Periphery’, specializes in the traditional estates of Charmandean and Offington.

Illustrated with over 2 hundred engravings and images – including six extracts from the Ordnance Survey map of 1859 – misplaced structures of Worthing is an imperative ancient account of the biggest city in West Sussex.

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Download Narrow Boat by L.T.C. Rolt,Denys Watkins-Pitchford,Hugh Potter,Angela Rolt PDF

By L.T.C. Rolt,Denys Watkins-Pitchford,Hugh Potter,Angela Rolt

Description

Narrow Boat is Tom Rolt’s awesome story of the 400-mile voyage in slender boat Cressy throughout the canals of the Midlands in 1939-40. The ebook tells of ways Rolt and his spouse tailored Cressy as their domestic and recollects their lengthy trip and the boatmen and craft they met alongside the way.

Narrow Boat is a beautifully-written, vintage elegy for an international now misplaced to us. It used to be greeted with nice enthusiasm on its book prior to the tip of the conflict and ended in the formation of the Inland Waterways organization, and as a way to the rescue of lots of Britain's canals.

The new book variation of Narrow Boat comprises greater than 80 illustrations together with either the pleasant drawings through Denys Watkins-Pitchford and the pictures via Angela Rolt on which they have been based.

Reviews

"As Editor of Waterways World journal I spoke with many early canal fans. requested what had attracted them to the waterways they might say, virtually with no exception, 'reading Narrow Boat'" Hugh Potter in a brand new advent for the 2013 book edition

“There isn't any greater description of a panorama and lifestyles that's now a far off reminiscence” Journey of the Railway and Canal old Society

"An elegy of vintage restraint unmarred by way of any hint of sentiment. His pen is as definite because the brush of a Cotman. slim Boat will move at the shelf with White and Cobbett and Hudson" Sir Compton Makenzie

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