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WEB EXCLUSIVE PRICE!Aunt Sally in Oxford Toad in the Hole in Lewes bagatelle Chester quoits in Darlington and bat and trap in Kent - they sound relics of a bygone age and yet contrary to popular belief the games of Britain live on. Traditional games such as nipsy (the poor man's golf) played by Barnsley miners may have died out in the 1990s joining in the history books such former favourites as guile bones noddy board slide thrust fox-mine-host tick-tack the mysterious milking cromock. But new games emerge all the time so that nowadays regulars are just as likely to be entering pub quizzes - the first quiz league was recorded in Bootle in 1959 - or playing pool (which arrived via Australia during the 1960s) or péntanque (brought over from France). Fashions may move on but find any decent pub and the chances are that there are games to be played

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The Wessex Hillforts Project

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Dangerous Energy

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Powell & Moya

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"This volume represents a detailed discussion of the structural history of Stonehenge arrived at by the integration of evidence from primary records of excavations carried out between 1901 and 1964. These major campaigns..."


 
 

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"This book raises awareness of the wide range and the varied character of the historic buildings which make up the Northern Quarters townscape and the forces and trends which contributed to its appearance. It also..."


 
 

York Minster

"York Minster is one of England's greatest Gothic Buildings and the repository for the largest single collection of medieval stained glass in Britain most of which remains in situ. This cathedral of the northern..."


 
 

Suffolks Defended Shore

"Suffolk's Defended Shore presents an illustrated history of the development of military defences on the Suffolk coast using data collected as part of the English Heritage national survey. The survey involved..."


 
 

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"Raises awareness of the wide range and varied character of the historic landscape and buildings of Alston Moor - Highlights the bastle - a rare and unique northern upland building - Part of the critically acclaimed..."





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