Heritage and Landscape

A History of England in 100 Places: a selection by Philip Wilkinson

A History of England in 100 Places: Irreplaceable is a unique history of England chosen and told by the people who live there. This Historic England book makes a great gift, and is currently 50% off in our winter sale. To celebrate this, author Philip Wilkinson has selected one place from each of the ten sections … Continue reading

Heritage and Landscape

Survey of Exeter Cathedral Stained Glass using portable X-ray fluorescence (pXRF)

Glassworking in England from the 14th to the 20th Century is a detailed examination of the English glass industry with an emphasis on the archaeological evidence. Author David Dungworth is an archaeological scientist with over 25 years' experience of studying early metal and glass industries, and below discusses a recent survey of some of the … Continue reading

Heritage and Landscape

The English Landscape Garden

The 18th-century phenomenon of the English Landscape Garden was so widespread that even today, when so much has been built over or otherwise changed, one is never far from an example throughout England. Michael Symes, author of The English Landscape Garden, has put together the below list of gardens featured in his book which can … Continue reading

Heritage and Landscape, Liverpool Interest

Herbert Rowse: the architect who shaped the city of Liverpool

Liverpool University Press has recently partnered with Historic England, and one of the first books we will be publishing as part of this is Herbert Rowse by Iain Jackson, Simon Pepper, and Peter Richmond. This book is an exploration of the life and work of Liverpool based architect Herbert Rowse, and aims to discern not … Continue reading