Hill Figures

Hill Figures : White Horses and Other Figures of the Hills, Their History, Location and Care.

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'There are more than thirty major figures cut out of the grass on Britain's hillsides; cut as religious symbols, way markers, or as decoration to the landscape. Often, although prominently placed, the figures are overlooked, and in this book the author describes their exact location, the best point to view them and their history and legends' - "The Times".show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 110 x 176 x 10mm | 180g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Shire Publications
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 0747803455
  • 9780747803454
  • 1,769,904

About Kate Bergamar

Kate Bergamar is a pen name for Margaret Baker, author of the other Shire titles, Discovering Christmas Customs and Folklore, Discovering Folklore of Plants and London Statues and Monuments.show more

Review quote

'an admirable guide book' 'Sunday Express' 'there are more than thirty major figures cut out of the grass on Britain's hillsides; cut as religious symbols, way markers or as decoration to the landscape. Often, although prominently placed, the figures are overlooked, and in this booklet the authors describes their exact location in fourteen counties, the best point from which they can be seen, and thier history and legends'. 'The Times'.show more

Table of contents

Introduction Gazetteer by county locationshow more

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