The Resource World Heritage sites of Great Britain and Ireland : an illustrated guide to all 27 World Heritage sites, Victoria Huxley and Geoffrey Smith

World Heritage sites of Great Britain and Ireland : an illustrated guide to all 27 World Heritage sites, Victoria Huxley and Geoffrey Smith

Label
World Heritage sites of Great Britain and Ireland : an illustrated guide to all 27 World Heritage sites
Title
World Heritage sites of Great Britain and Ireland
Title remainder
an illustrated guide to all 27 World Heritage sites
Statement of responsibility
Victoria Huxley and Geoffrey Smith
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Huxley, Victoria
Dewey number
914.104/86
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DA660
LC item number
.H994 2009
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Smith, Geoffrey
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World Heritage areas
  • World Heritage areas
  • Historic sites
  • Historic sites
  • Great Britain
  • Ireland
  • Great Britain
  • Ireland
Label
World Heritage sites of Great Britain and Ireland : an illustrated guide to all 27 World Heritage sites, Victoria Huxley and Geoffrey Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
South west England. City of Bath : Georgian elegance and Roman baths ; Cornwall and West Devon mining landscape : pioneering engineers and mining communities ; Dorset and East Devon coast (Jurassic coast) : a living museum of geology ; Stonehenge, Avebury, and associated sites : ancient and mysterious remains -- London and the south east. Canterbury Cathedral, St Augustine's Abbey, and St Martin's Church : a spiritual centre for the Anglican Church ; Maritime Greenwich : where architecture and science meet at 0 degrees longitude ; Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew : the celebrated repository of over 40,000 plants ; Tower of London : London's historic fortress ; Westminster Palace, Westminster Abbey, and St Margaret's Church : the heart and soul of the democratic nation -- Central England. Blenheim Palace : a triumph of the Baroque set in a princely park ; Derwent Valley mills : the crucible of the factory system ; Ironbridge Gorge : the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution -- Wales. Blaenavon industrial landscape : a location forged from iron, coal, and steam ; Castles and town walls of Edward I in Gwynedd : Conwy, Beaumaris, Harlech, and Caernarfon : the ring of English fortresses surrounding the heart of Wales -- North of England. Durham Castle and Cathedral : a sublime example of medieval architecture ; Frontiers of the Roman Empire : Hadrian's Wall : a monument to Roman military power ; Liverpool, maritime mercantile city : once a world port, now a city of culture ; Saltaire : a model industrial village and testament to Victorian philanthropy ; Studley Royal Park, including the Ruins of Fountains Abbey : a majestic ruin set in a romantic landscape -- Scotland. Old and new towns of Edinburgh : Scotland's beautiful capital ; Frontiers of the Roman Empire : the Antonine Wall : Rome's short-lived boundary in Caledonia ; New Lanark : a progressive utopia founded by Robert Owen ; Heart of Neolithic Orkney : unique remains from prehistory ; St Kilda (Hebrides) : an isolated archipelago with dual World Heritage status -- Ireland. Archaeological ensemble of the Bend of the Boyne : a spectacular ancient ceremonial site ; Giant's Causeway and Causeway Coast : a natural wonder and a place of legend ; Skellig Michael : a remote place of pilgrimage in the wild Atlantic
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
272 p.
Isbn
9781566567695
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009005024
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps
System control number
  • ocn303913799
  • (OCoLC)303913799
Label
World Heritage sites of Great Britain and Ireland : an illustrated guide to all 27 World Heritage sites, Victoria Huxley and Geoffrey Smith
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
South west England. City of Bath : Georgian elegance and Roman baths ; Cornwall and West Devon mining landscape : pioneering engineers and mining communities ; Dorset and East Devon coast (Jurassic coast) : a living museum of geology ; Stonehenge, Avebury, and associated sites : ancient and mysterious remains -- London and the south east. Canterbury Cathedral, St Augustine's Abbey, and St Martin's Church : a spiritual centre for the Anglican Church ; Maritime Greenwich : where architecture and science meet at 0 degrees longitude ; Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew : the celebrated repository of over 40,000 plants ; Tower of London : London's historic fortress ; Westminster Palace, Westminster Abbey, and St Margaret's Church : the heart and soul of the democratic nation -- Central England. Blenheim Palace : a triumph of the Baroque set in a princely park ; Derwent Valley mills : the crucible of the factory system ; Ironbridge Gorge : the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution -- Wales. Blaenavon industrial landscape : a location forged from iron, coal, and steam ; Castles and town walls of Edward I in Gwynedd : Conwy, Beaumaris, Harlech, and Caernarfon : the ring of English fortresses surrounding the heart of Wales -- North of England. Durham Castle and Cathedral : a sublime example of medieval architecture ; Frontiers of the Roman Empire : Hadrian's Wall : a monument to Roman military power ; Liverpool, maritime mercantile city : once a world port, now a city of culture ; Saltaire : a model industrial village and testament to Victorian philanthropy ; Studley Royal Park, including the Ruins of Fountains Abbey : a majestic ruin set in a romantic landscape -- Scotland. Old and new towns of Edinburgh : Scotland's beautiful capital ; Frontiers of the Roman Empire : the Antonine Wall : Rome's short-lived boundary in Caledonia ; New Lanark : a progressive utopia founded by Robert Owen ; Heart of Neolithic Orkney : unique remains from prehistory ; St Kilda (Hebrides) : an isolated archipelago with dual World Heritage status -- Ireland. Archaeological ensemble of the Bend of the Boyne : a spectacular ancient ceremonial site ; Giant's Causeway and Causeway Coast : a natural wonder and a place of legend ; Skellig Michael : a remote place of pilgrimage in the wild Atlantic
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
272 p.
Isbn
9781566567695
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009005024
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps
System control number
  • ocn303913799
  • (OCoLC)303913799

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