Britain's Best Historic Sites takes the reader on a journey around this ancient land, detailing over 80 of the most important and fascinating of Britain's historic remains from 8000BC to the 20th century. From excavations of everyday life found in forgotten highways and Roman villas to areas of great spiritual significance, such as stone circles and medieval churches, as well as sites that were key to the Industrial Revolution, this book uncovers the amazing heritage that can be found across Britain. Sites featured include: Stonehenge, Wiltshire; Castlerigg Stone Circle, Cumbria; Callanish, Isle of Lewis; Fishbourne Roman Palace, West Sussex; Hadrian's Wall, Northumberland; Glastonbury Abbey, Somerset; Lindisfarne, Northumberland; Tower of London, London; Dover Castle, Kent; The George Inn, London; and Ironbridge, Shropshire.
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|Size:||170 x 210||ISBN:||9781847739841|
|Images:||100 colour photographs||Format:||Paperback|
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"Celebrating a range of magnificent sites from prehistory to the Industrial Revolution this book fills the reader with wonder and awe. Each period is introduced with a map showing the sites in Britain. The fascinating information includes contact details and transport plus a description of each site. The book is illustrated throughout in colour. This book helps to bring history to life and helps you discover Britain's heritage. "
This review was posted: 30/09/2011 11:08:08 by Karen Platt