Canterbury: History You Can See
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Canterbury: History You Can See

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This detailed history of Canterbury is told through its buildings from its Roman origins to the present day and includes sections on St Martin's church, St Augustine's abbey, the Cathedral, the Pilgrim inns, Royal Castle buildings, Georgian timber-framed houses, the Blitz, shopping malls and universities. The reader is introduced to the builders, traders, craftsmen and saints and sinners who created Canterbury during its long history and tells many surprising stories about the people behind the buildings creating an informative and entertaining read rather than a text-book history.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 164 x 230 x 10mm | 381.02g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752445383
  • 9780752445380
  • 1,115,226

About H. M Lyle

Marjorie Lyle has a Civic Award for the City of Canterbury, 2005, for history and archaeology. She is also a member of the Historical Society. Her first book for Tempus, Canterbury: 2,000 Years of History, has been met with excellent reviews. Marjorie lives in Canterbury.show more

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