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Industrial Heritage Titles
Informed Conservation series
Behind the Veneer: South Shoreditch - The furniture trade and its buildings
Publication Date: 15 Dec 2006
South Shoreditch’s greatest architectural legacy arises from the furniture trade. This book examines the architectural distinctiveness of the area and looks at the enormous developmental pressures it faces due to its proximity to the City.
The Birmingham Jewellery Quarter: An introduction and guide
Publication Date: 15 Aug 2000
Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter is a distinct urban industrial landscape; this book explains its evolution and highlights its unique qualities in the national and international context.
Bridport and West Bay: The buildings of the flax and hemp industry
Publication Date: 15 Jun 2006
Bridport is the home of an ancient industry, the manufacture of goods from flax and hemp. The local townscapes of this industry are of great historic significance and provide the building blocks for the regeneration of its historic industrial areas.
Built to Last? The buildings of the Northamptonshire boot and shoe industry
Publication Date: 15 Sep 2004
This book documents the extraordinary character of what survives of the boot and shoe industry in Northamptonshire. Because many of the historic buildings related to the industry are robust and versatile, it examines how they can be put to new use.
One Great Workshop: The buildings of the Sheffield metal trades
Publication Date: 15 Dec 2001
Summarises the history of Sheffield’s metal trades, describes the processes involved and illustrates the special environment produced by the buildings of the industry. Examines the challenges of finding ways to keep these buildings economically viable.
Stourport-on-Severn: Pioneer town of the canal age
Publication Date: 15 Jul 2007
Stourport’s canal infrastructure has been a defining element in its development. Stourport’s regeneration depends partly on the protection and presentation of its historic environment and this book celebrates the town’s unique qualities and character.
Publication Date: 15 Sep 2011
This book raises awareness of the wide range and varied character of the historic mills, buildings and canals which constitue the Ancoats townscape in Manchester, and the forces and trends which have contributed to its appearance.
Manchester: The warehouse legacy - An introduction and guide
Publication Date: 15 Sep 2002
An examination of Manchester’s textile warehouses. These warehouses provide the distinctive element of Manchester’s streetscape. The book examines their development, use and adaptation and places them in a social and historical context.
Storehouses of Empire: Liverpool's historic warehouses
Publication Date: 15 Nov 2004
Liverpool’s development was influenced by its ability to serve a growing national and international trading network; warehouses represent the essential function of the city and this book examines their history, development and current use.
Manningham: Character and diversity in a Bradford suburb
Publication Date: 15 May 2010
Tells the story of Manningham's development and raises awareness of the wide range and varied character of the historic landscape and buildings which constitute Manningham.
Other Industrial titles
Dangerous Energy: The archaeology of gunpowder and military explosives manufacture
Publication Date: 15 Jan 2000
This book comprises a national study of the explosives industry and provides a framework for identification of its industrial archaeology and social history. It ranges from gunpowder manufacture in the late Middle Ages through to 20th-century explosives.
The Portsmouth Block Mills: Bentham, Brunel and the start of the Royal Navy’s Industrial Revolution
Publication Date: 15 Sep 2005
This book covers the construction and use of the Portsmouth Block Mills and its machinery and aims to set the Block Mills in the wider context of late Georgian dockyard modernisation.
Swindon: The legacy of a railway town
Publication Date: 15 Dec 1995
Examines the building and structures which resulted from the Great Western Railway’s development of Swindon Works and traces the architectural history of the engineering works and the associated village.
Railways and Rural Life: S W A Newton and the Great Central Railway
Publication Date: 15 Jul 2007
Beautiful photography book, which records the work of Sydney Walter Alfred Newton as he travelled and recorded the London extension of the Great Central Railway – the last main line – between Nottingham and London.
Traditional Crafts and Industries in East Anglia
Publication Date: 15 Feb 2010
A collection of 140 evocative black and white photographs from the Hallam Ashley collection, depicting a vast array of traditional crafts from East Anglia. This collection provides an important historical document of a fast fading way of life.
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