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Historic England: Worcestershire By Stan Brotherton

Historic England: Worcestershire

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An illustrated history of one of Britain's finest counties - Worcestershire. Using photographs taken from the unique Historic England Archive.
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Historic England: Worcestershire: Unique Images from the Archives of Historic England by Stan Brotherton

This illustrated history portrays one of England's finest counties. It provides a nostalgic look at Worcestershire's past and highlights the special character of some of its most important historic sites. The photographs are taken from the Historic England Archive, a unique collection of over 12 million photographs, drawings, plans and documents covering England's archaeology, architecture, social and local history. Pictures date from the earliest days of photography to the present and cover subjects from Bronze Age burials and medieval churches to cinemas and seaside resorts. In the heart of England, Worcestershire is a largely rural county centred on the historic city of Worcester with its medieval cathedral. The north of the county reaches into the more industrialised West Midlands, with much of the rest of the county devoted to agricultural produce. Natural features include the rivers Severn and Avon, the Malvern Hills and the edge of the Cotswolds and Bredon Hill. Many of the major towns including Redditch, Bromsgrove, Droitwich, Evesham, Malvern and Stourport have preserved their historic character, and some reveal the important role that local industries have played in the history of Worcestershire, such as carpet weaving in Kidderminster and needle making in Redditch.

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About Stan Brotherton


Stan Brotherton is Evesham born-and-bred. He has a background in teaching, accountancy, technology, management consultancy and charity work. He was treasurer for the local Bell Tower Appeal, and managed the development phase of the associated Conservation Project. He was a founding trustee and treasurer of the Evesham Abbey Trust, working to conserve and investigate the site of Evesham's long-lost abbey (founded c.700; dissolution 1540). As a life member of the Vale of Evesham Historical Society (VEHS), he has worked on a range of local heritage projects (plaques, panels, displays, talks, articles, etc.). From his earliest days he has had an abiding interest in the history and heritage of his home town, the ancient and picturesque market town of Evesham.

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GOR010720581
Historic England: Worcestershire: Unique Images from the Archives of Historic England by Stan Brotherton
Stan Brotherton
Historic England
Used - Like New
Paperback
Amberley Publishing
2019-04-15
96
1445691175
9781445691176
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins.