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Blackpools Seaside Heritage Stockists

Blackpool is Britain's favourite seaside resort. Each year millions of visitors come to walk on its three piers ride donkeys enjoy shows at the Winter Gardens scream on the thrilling rides at the Pleasure Beach and ride the lift to the top of the Tower. Generations of holidaymakers have stayed in its hotels lodging houses and bed and breakfasts and all have succumbed to its delectable fish and chips.Two centuries of tourism has left behind a rich heritage but Blackpool has also inherited a legacy of social and economic problems as well as the need for comprehensive new sea defences to protect the heart of the town. In recent years this has led to the transformation of its seafront and to regeneration programmes to try to improve the town for its visitors and residents.This book celebrates Blackpool's rich heritage and examines how its colourful past is playing a key part in guaranteeing that it has a bright future.Published: March 2014 Page extent: 148 Illustrated in full colour Paperback:

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Guidebook: Dover Castle (German)

"Dover Castle's location commanding the shortest sea crossing between England and the Continent has given it immense strategic importance. The chalk of Castle Hill has been shaped and reshaped over the centuries..."


 
 

Guidebook: Muchelney Abbey

"Set in the glorious landscape of the Somerset Levels Muchelney Abbey is an extraordinary survival. A monastery was first founded on the site by King Ine of Wessex in 693 and fragments of an Anglo-Saxon church have..."


 
 

Guidebook: Middleham Castle

"Middleham Castle stands above the small market town of Middleham in North Yorkshire. To the south-west is an earth mound all that is left of the first castle which was built during the Norman Conquest by Alan the..."


 
 

Guidebook: Kenwood - The Iveagh Bequest

"Kenwood House is a striking neoclassical villa on the edge of Hampstead Heath. The house was bought in 1754 by William Murray a distinguished lawyer who became Lord Chief Justice in 1756. He commissioned the famous..."


 
 

Guidebook: Kenilworth Castle

"Kenilworth Castle is one of the great historical sites of the United Kingdom. It was a royal castle for most of its history and its walls enclose a series of outstanding works of medieval and early Renaissance architecture...."


 
 

Guidebook: Chesters Roman Fort and the Clayton Museum

"In a low-lying Northumberland valley where Hadrian’s Wall bridged the North Tyne lie the impressive remains of Chesters Roman Fort – the home of the ala II Asturum (Second Asturian Cavalry Unit) for..."


 
 

Guidebook: Aldborough Roman Town

"Aldborough Roman Town by Professor Martin Millett of the Faculty of Classics University of Cambridge and Dr Rose Ferraby focuses on the wall remains and site museum of this Romano-British town in North Yorkshire..."


 
 

Englands Coastal Heritage

"The English Heritage Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey (RCZAS) programme has produced a wealth of new information with over 45 survey reports now completed. Alongside this the offshore survey completed as part..."


 
 

Guidebook: Helmsley Castle

"Standing on a rocky outcrop and surrounded by impressive defensive ditches the ruins of Helmsley Castle still dominate the adjacent town. A castle was first raised by Walter Espec by 1153 but was rebuilt in stone..."


 
 

Guidebook: Walmer Castle & Gardens

"Walmer Castle was begun amid fears of imminent European invasion in May 1539 by Henry VIII following his divorce and break with the Roman Catholic Church. It formed one of a chain of gun forts built to the latest..."





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