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1476. The Place-Names of Cumberland Part One
A.M Armstrong, A. Mawer, F.M Stenton & Bruce Dickens
This first part covers Eskdale, Cumberland and Leath Wards. Volume XXX in the English Place-Name Society series. . . . more
Published by: Cambridge University Press Format: Small Hardback
1477. A Dictionary of Lake District Place-Names
This book is a guide to the place names of the English Lake District from the earliest times to the twentieth century. It is based on previous scholarship and fresh research and combines detail and authoritative commentary on the names with insights onto the setting, languages and history which gave rise to them. . . . more
Published by: English Place Name Society Format: Small Hardback
1478. The Jacobite Invasion of 1745 in North West England
Jonathan D Oates
The last armed invasion of England began in the autumn of 1745 when the Jacobites marched through the northern counties. It included the 'Battle of Clifton Moor' and the siege of Carlisle. This book is the first in-depth study of the invasion from a North-West perspective, and it places the people of the region at centre stage. The text is supported by 43 contemporary and modern illustrations and 5 maps. . . . more
Published by: CNWRS Format: Small Paperback
1479. Roman Britain A New History
Guy De La Bedoyere
An illuminating new account of Britain as a Roman Province. This book reassesses the period in the combined light of archaeological and textual evidence. It describes the very latest discoveries, including new mosaics and the only stadium found in Britain. . . . more
Published by: Thames and Hudson Format: Large paperbback
1480. North-West England Panoramas
Reduced from £12.99 to £6.99 this book captures some of North West Englands most beautiful landscapes. The photographs are in the dramatic, wide-angled style of Simon Kirwan. . . . more
Published by: Myriad Books Format: Small Hardback
1481. Lakeland Views
Reduced from £12.99 to £4.99 this book is full of beautiful photographs of the Lake District. All captured in the dramatic wide-angle style of Val Corbett. . . . more
Published by: Myriad Books Format: Small Hardback
1482. Exploring Wild Flowers of the Solway Coast
The Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty was designated in 1964 and covers 118 square kilometres of the Solway Plain. It is a unique landscape shaped by the sea, wind and the people who have lived there. This book identifies the many different plants and flowers which grow along the coast. There are colour photographs to help identify them as well as information as to when they are in bloom . . . more
Published by: Countryside Agency Format: Small Paperback
1483. The Wainwright Memorial Walk
In 1938 the pioneering fell-walker, Alfred Wainwright, devised a walking tour in the English Lake District. For almost sixty years it was one of Lakeland's best kept secrets, yet in its 102 miles and almost 35,000 feet of ascent it would visit and enjoy every major summit, valley and lake.
In this DVD, Wainwright's fell-walking companion Eric Robson has reconstructed the walk in eleven day stages. . . . more
Published by: Striding Edge Format: DVD
1484. AZ Lake District Visitors' Map
A detailed visitors map with a 1" to 1 mile scale. It includes town plans, places of interest, information centres, caravan and camping sites and golf courses. . . . more
Published by: Geographers' A-Z Map Company Ltd Format: Folded Sheet Map
1485. The Heritage of the Solway Firth
James Irving Hawkins
The Solway Firth is a major estuary and has been a communication route and a source of food for the inhabitants of its shores from the Mesolithic period to the present day. In times of war and border unrest the Firth and its major rivers have been used as natural lines of defence.
This book contains a collection of photographs and information gathered from many individuals and organisations. . . . more
Published by: Friends of Annandale and Eskdale Museums Format: Large paperback.
1486. A Gentleman's Relish
George Geraghty, the notorious satirical cartoonist, ought to be enjoying his retirement to the wilds of North Cumbria. Instead he cannot shake off the legacy of his long dead father Bill, who spoke some fifty-five languages and had at least fifty-five mistresses. John Murray's latest wild extravaganza characteristically concerns itself with love, linguistics, familial rivalry and other contentious matters....... . . . more
Published by: Flambard Press Fiction Format: Small paperback.
1487. The George
A fascinating history of the George Hotel in Penrith, which has served an impressive range of roles in the spheres of public entertainment, law and order, local government, sport, agriculture, personal health and the property market. . . . more
Published by: Cumberland and Westmorland Herald Format: Large paperback.
1488. Carlisle Cathedral History
David W.V. Weston
David Weston's history is the first detailed account of how the cathedral buildings have developed and changed over the centuries. This authoratitive and scholarly study will prove invaluable to historians. The closely illustrated text provides a comprehensive record of a wonderful building. . . . more
Published by: Bookcase Format: Large paperback.
1489. Red Squirrels: Spirits of the Wood DVD
An extended 54 minute version of a recent ITV Border wildlife documentary, featuring spectacular footage gathered by wildlife cameraman Joseph Richardson and narrated by Fiona Armstrong.
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Published by: Wild Fox Productions Format: DVD.
1490. The Cipher Garden
In the peaceful village of Old Sawrey, set in the idyllic Lake District, a murderer strikes. . . . more
Published by: Allison & Busby Limited Format: 110mm x 176mm paperback
1491. The Coffin Trail
Oxford historian, Daniel Kind, and his partner, Miranda, both want to escape to a new life. On impulse they buy a cottage in Brackdale, an idyllic valley in the Lake District. . . . more
Published by: Allison & Busby Limited Format: Paperback.
1492. The Carlisle Floods: One Story
The great Carlisle flood of January 2005 didn't just end when the waters subsided. Martin and Wendy Daley were left, like thousands of others, with a derelict house. They had to watch day by day as their home was taken apart and then reconstructed. . . . more
Published by: Bookcase Format: Paperback.
1493. Hexham to Carlisle: including Alston and Brampton branches
Roger R. Darsley
This very historic route runs close to Hadrian's Wall, traversing superb upland scenery. Its many closed stations are illustrated, along with those on the long-lost branches. Details are also included of the Earl of Carlisle's Railway, which once carried minerals between Lambley and Brampton. . . . more
Published by: Middleton Press Format: Large hardback.
1494. Records of Kendale Vol 2
Volume two.Edited by William Farrer and John F Curwen. Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, Record Series, 5. This volume provides summaries and transcripts of documents for the 33 townships in the parishes of Grasmere, Windermere, Heversham, Beetham, Burton and Kirby Lonsdale. . . . more
Published by: CWAAS Format: Hardback.
1495. Records of Kendale Vol 1
Volume one.Edited by William Farrer and John F Curwen. Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, Record Series, 4. This volume provides summaries and transcripts of documents for each of the twenty townships of the parish of Kendal, arranged chronologically. . . . more
Published by: CWAAS Format: Hardback.
1496. Diary of an Ordinary Woman
Margaret Forster presents the 'edited' diary of a woman, born in 1901, whose life spans the twentieth century. On the eve of the Great War, Millicent King begins to keep her journal and vividly records the dramas of everyday life in a family touched by war, tragedy, and money troubles. . . . more
Published by: Vintage Format: Paperback.
1497. The Stranger House
For over 500 years, the Stranger House has stood in the village of Illthwaite, offering refuge to all manner of travellers. People like Sam Flood, a brilliant young Australian mathemetician, and Miguel Madero, a Spanish historian who sees ghosts. . . . more
Published by: HarperCollins Format: Paperback.
1498. The Buildings of Scotland: Borders
Kitty Cruft, John Dunbar and Richard Fawcett
This is a beautifully written and presented guide to the Scottish Borders and its buildings, including the ruins of the great Borders abbeys, small parish churches, mills and factories, country houses, little-known shooting and fishing lodges, farm steadings, Art Deco schools and much more. . . . more
Published by: Yale University Press Format: small hardback,
1499. Heritage Cartography - Victorian Town Maps: Carlisle 1865
A fascinating glimpse of Carlisle almost 150 years ago. The map is Authoritatively based on the early large scale surveys by the Ordnance Survey, which commenced in the 1840's and produced the cartographic style of the period. . . . more
Published by: Heritage Cartography Format: Folded map.
1500. Great Walks 1: Lake District DVD
Eric Robson and Bob Allen
This DVD features three walks - Helvellyn by the Edges, Haystacks and the High Stile Ridge and High Street from Kentmere. Running time approx. 90 minutes. . . . more
Published by: Striding Edge Format: DVD.
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