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Download British Horror Film Locations by Derek Pykett PDF

By Derek Pykett

Designed as a resource for lovers of British horror movies, this advisor unearths the taking pictures destinations of greater than a hundred motion pictures published among 1932 and 2006, from The Abominable health practitioner Phibes (1971) to Witchfinder General (1968). every one access contains cast/crew credit, a short plot synopsis, and an outline of the film’s in-studio or on-site taking pictures destinations; many comprise modern-day photos of the sites.
Separate chapters supply in-depth debts of person destinations. For the studio destinations, the writeups comprise a whole record of the flicks produced at every one studio and a quick description of the studio’s old improvement. debts of the on-site destinations function an in-depth actual description of the positioning and any on hand details on its current goal and ownership.

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Download Mudlarking: Thames Estuary Cruising Yarns by Nick Ardley PDF

By Nick Ardley

during this captivating sequel to the winning neighborhood best-seller Salt Marsh & dust, the skipper and his mate meander lightly round the sea coast of East Anglia, exploring the marshland from North Kent to Suffolk of their tan-sailed, wood clinker sloop, Whimbrel. even if sitting with a cup of tea whereas looking at out over a relaxed waterway or crusing up among London s striking structures, they make an effort to go searching them and to understand the points of interest, sounds and tales that abound. Nick Ardley lovingly weaves his yarns of conventional crusing together with his personal recollections and certain wisdom of the areas and waterways that they stumble upon. the various rivers and creeks that indent the Thames archipelago disguise a wealth of historical past and nature; this appealing ebook uncovers some of these secrets and techniques and brings them to existence. The tales tucked among the pages of this e-book will attract locals, crusing fans, and someone with an curiosity within the background or natural world of this interesting region of the country.

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Download Ilford Through Time by Michael Foley PDF

By Michael Foley

The municipal borough of Ilford, in north-east London, grew from a sleepy Essex backwater within the 17th century to develop into a massive training city, due to its strategic place at the London–Colchester highway. Its progress endured throughout the early and mid-nineteenth century with the coming of the railway and Ilford turned proven as a neighborhood commercial centre, domestic to the eponymous photographic movie and chemical compounds producer, Ilford picture, and radio, electronics and telecommunications corporation, Plessey. The extension of the vital Line carrier after the second one global struggle introduced additional enlargement earlier than Ilford was once absorbed into the Borough of Redbridge as a part of better London, in 1965.

All those alterations are captured during this targeted choice of outdated and new pictures and informative captions, compiled via London writer Michael Foley, and is vital examining for anyone who understands and loves Ilford.

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Download Gillingham & Around Through Time by John Clancy PDF

By John Clancy

Gillingham was an autonomous and separate borough with its personal personality and character, yet in 1998 it misplaced this separate identification while it joined Chatham, Rochester and Strood to turn into a part of the unitary authority of Medway Council. this day, Gillingham s excessive highway stretches from the railway station to Medway Park. the unique cost of Gillingham stood at the financial institution of the River Medway the place this day there's the Strand relaxation park. including neighbouring Chatham, Gillingham was once domestic for lots of servicemen and girls. The army s reference to the River Medway dates again to the 16th century and reliable documents express that through 1547 storehouses have been obtained right here, marking the institution of a Royal Dockyard right here at Gillingham. sign up for writer John Clancy on a photographic travel of Gillingham and its environs, showcasing the realm s many issues of interest.

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Download The Dales Way: A complete guide to the Trail (British by Terry Marsh PDF

By Terry Marsh

a necessary guidebook for someone making plans to stroll the Dales manner. This picturesque 78-mile stroll is going during the Yorkshire Dales and the japanese edge of the Lake District among Ilkley and Bowness on Windermere - the single advisor to be had which describes the path in either instructions. The Dales approach is among the gentlest multi-day walks in Britain, compatible for every age and a very good creation to long-distance strolling. The path makes the main of delectable Wharfedale, traveling almost to the resource of the good river prior to crossing into the both pleasant Dentdale. This too is because it models a beautiful direction throughout the village of Dent and directly to Sedbergh, the place it joins the Rawthey. From the following, the way in which moves westward into the perimeter of Lakeland. the good allure of the Dales approach is that it truly is infrequently faraway from beneficial properties of architectural, social, ecological or ancient curiosity, with church buildings, historic bridges, manor homes, capturing hotels, Roman roads, stone circles, packhorse routes, viaducts and nature trails - the Dales manner has them all.

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Download Walking in the Yorkshire Dales: South and West: Wharfedale, by Dennis Kelsall,Jan Kelsall PDF

By Dennis Kelsall,Jan Kelsall

The Yorkshire Dales want little creation: their picturesque surroundings and hundreds of thousands of miles of footpaths, tracks and bridleways were attracting walkers for many years. a part of a two-volume set, this guidebook provides over forty routes within the south and west of the nationwide Park, with bases together with Sedburgh, Malham, Grassington, Skipton, Settle and Kirkby Lonsdale. The walks conceal the valleys of Wharfedale, Littondale, Malhamdale, Ribblesdale and Dentdale - each one with its personal designated panorama and personality. additionally integrated is the Yorkshire 3 Peaks, a 23 mile (37km) problem to bag 3 iconic summits - Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough.

Mostly round and varying from 3.5 to thirteen miles (6-21km), the routes exhibit Yorkshire's diversified landscapes, appealing perspectives and wealthy historical past and have fun the 'ups, downs and unending in-betweens' of the Dales. aside from the 3 Peaks stroll, they're designed to fit such a lot talents: steeper sections are infrequent and customarily short-lived. distinct path description and 1:50,000 OS mapping are supplied for every direction, in addition to info on close by attractions and amenities. additionally, an advent offers an outline of the region's vegetation and flora and fauna, geology and background and gives an perception into iconic neighborhood industries comparable to farming and quarrying.

From bucolic pastureland to wild moors, the Dales have all of it. Highlights contain pleasant riverside jogging in Wharfedale, fabulous perspectives of the far away Howgills and Lake District Fells, and the arresting limestone cliffs of Malham Cove. fascinating villages and snug pubs supply a hot welcome, however it can be attainable to discover tranquility and seclusion. The walks during this advisor take up rolling hills, sweeping valleys and dancing streams, supplying an excellent advent to this significant area.

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Download Stroudwater and Thames and Severn Canals from Old by Mike Mills,Edwin Cuss PDF

By Mike Mills,Edwin Cuss

This photographic trip recollects the ultimate years within the lifetime of canals that are now being restored through the Cotswold Canals belief and which as soon as associated England's longest rivers. With the present curiosity in reviving former waterways and the reclamation in their towpaths as quiet refuges from the mayhem of contemporary dwelling, there's an indisputable fascination in evaluating the full of life scenes of the earlier with perspectives of the current day. The Stroud and Golden Valleys have been frequently centres of and inhabitants and the canals have been, partially, chargeable for their persisted prosperity after altering applied sciences principally relocated the fabric to the north of britain. throughout the heyday of the image postcard the wharves and locks have been nonetheless busy areas. Comprising the paintings of either execs and talented amateurs, this mesmerizing assortment serves as sequel and complement to the authors' unique choice. it's going to pride and shock all who recognize the canals at the present time and should fascinate someone with an curiosity in our commercial heritage.

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Download Weston Super Mare & the Aeroplane by Roger Dudley,Ted Johnson PDF

By Roger Dudley,Ted Johnson

Weston-super-Mare and the Aeroplane 1910-2010 is the 1st booklet to supply a finished account of the organization among Weston-super-Mare and the aeroplane over the past 100 years. The authors disguise a extensive variety of subject matters together with: the pioneering aviators who visited Weston-super-Mare earlier than the nice warfare, the enjoyment using clothes and aerial circuses that visited town within the Nineteen Thirties, in addition to the laying down of Weston Airport for Norman Edgar Ltd and its next take over by way of the directly company and the overall growth that ensued. The authors additionally discover the influence of the warfare and the way it impacted upon Norman Edgar Ltd and think about the company's post-war access into airplane production and many of the post-war flying clubs.

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Download The Wee Mad Road by Jack Maloney,Barbara Maloney PDF

By Jack Maloney,Barbara Maloney

Lovesick sheep, rumors of battle, storms at sea, whisky galore - a midlife break out from an 'empty nest' in the United States to begin afresh within the wilds of Scotland.

When their young children develop up and depart domestic, authors Jack and Barbara Maloney promote their condominium in a midwest suburb and run off to the Highlands. Following a one-lane music referred to as ''The Wee Mad Road,'' they observe an remoted remnant of conventional Gaelic tradition, peopled via characters as detailed and noteworthy because the surrounding mountains.

The Maloneys settle into an previous stone cottage and spend years in repeated collisions with old fashioned Highland methods. Entries from Barbara's diary element the realities of village existence, whereas Jack recounts stories of poachers, crofters and lairds in a single of mainland Britain's such a lot scenic and remoted corners.

The Wee Mad highway is a hot and witty account of 2 years within the Highlands, with illustrations of lifestyle within the wildest reaches of the uk. it is a 'how to' ebook for a person who desires of escaping the doldrums of suburban midlife and beginning over.

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Download South Wales: From the Romans to the Normans by Jeremy Knight PDF

By Jeremy Knight

within the centuries after the top of Roman rule England and Wales emerged as literate and Christian peoples from the particles of the previous Roman provinces. This ebook zooms in on one small quarter to track the method from overdue Roman occasions to the arrival of the complete medieval interval within the 11th and 12th centuries. South Wales is a very solid sector within which to ascertain this transition. It has the trimmings of romanisation within the kind of villas and cities yet with out next English payment. the tale starts off within the fort of the second one Augustan Legion at Caerleon in 244 with the center of the legion creating a ritual sacrifi ce. Over the subsequent century and a part, the fort fell into disuse. After Roman rule in Britain unravelled, new secular and ecclesiastical strength constructions started to shape. South Wales from the Romans to the Normans examines those new constructions utilizing contemporary archaeological and historic paintings, together with the cults and 'lives' of founder-saints, styles of pastoral care and Cambro-Norse infl uence. The Anglo-Norman conquest observed radical switch in a time of climatic development, cost enlargement and new sorts of spiritual lifestyles. This ended in the medieval parochial and payment development and in South Wales represented excess of mere army conquest.

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