Using photographs and illustrations, Trevor Yorke lists the key attributes which make the cottage an iconic building type. The cottage breathes history, witnessing centuries of social change and is made from materials that reflect the local landscape.
Discover the beautiful countryside in the Cotswolds with this guide to some of the best walks in the area. The 20 circular routes vary in length from 3 to 61/2 miles and are centred on a broad variety of pubs, all recommended for their good food and warm welcome.
The Cornwall Village Book, compiled by the Cornwall Federation of Women's Institutes, gathers together descriptions of 150 villages, recalling the history, people and events that make each one unique, and how their collective identity has shaped Cornwall as a county known for its rich cultural heritage.
A dictionary of special days and annual customs set in historic, religious or social contexts, it includes over 1,400 alphabetical entries, which explain those days and customs in the calendar year celebrated by our ancestors. It sets them briefly in their historic, religious and social context, with illustrations.
In this easy-to-understand reference book, author Charles Whynne-Hammond takes you on a journey through time, uncovering the origins of place-names throughout England, many of which date back over 2,000 years. Also includes a county-by-county guide, linguistic roots, historical connections and meanings.