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The villages of England

by Richard Muir

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Published by Thames and Hudson in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Villages -- England -- History,
    • Country life -- England -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 220) and index.

      StatementRichard Muir.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA650 .M977 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination224 p. :
      Number of Pages224
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1571528M
      ISBN 100500015295
      LC Control Number91066265

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      Before my trip to Devon, I found "The West of England" by Ruth Manning-Sanders in a used book shop, and it was very informative. It is a guide book published in , so some details are outdated, but it has many wonderful black and white photographs and lots of interesting detail. It covers Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, and the Scilly Islands. Britain Country Villages. 3, likes 7 talking about this. Enjoy Britain Villages and share your most beautiful places, items and foods Please contribute with pictures, reviews and so on. Comment Followers: K.

        England’s villages small group history tour. Our night England's villages small group tours for mature aged and senior travellers explores the many facets of rural life in small group escorted tour takes you through different eras and across a variety of beautiful landscapes. Professional guides teach you about the history and culture that over centuries has created the. Locating the sites of England's lost villages, this book describes the occasion of their depopulation and the character of those who destroyed them. Aerial photographs and ground plans of characteristic sites are included, together with maps to show the local distribution of lost villages. There is also a gazetteer, listing the villages by county.


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Read more. 10 people found this helpful. Helpful/5(43). This book did not really do what I wanted it to - being very heavily biased towards the photographs and less towards information about the villages and their locality. It really is not suitable as a book to keep in the car to inspire a day out; as somebody else mentioned (and I read this before I placed the order) it is also quite a large book/5(71).

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