Download Llanelli Through Time by Keith E. Morgan PDF

By Keith E. Morgan

the biggest city within the county of Carmarthenshire, Llanelli has an extended and illustrious heritage. This publication attracts on an collection of a few 2 hundred outdated maps, prints and pictures to demonstrate the transformation of Llanelli from a small medieval hamlet and fishing village at the sea shore of the Burry Estuary, via a interval of renown because the centre of the world's tinplate undefined, to its present-day significance as a thriving advertisement and business city. Coal mining, smelting and transport proven the town's business historical past prior to it turned referred to as 'Tinopolis'. this day, tinplate remains to be synthetic at Trostre Works, the most glossy vegetation in Europe, whereas Llanelli additionally has declare to popularity because the domestic of the well-known Scarlets rugby membership. Llanelli via Time is a vital quantity for somebody who is familiar with and loves this proud Welsh town.

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Download Exploring the River Fowey by John Neale PDF

By John Neale

The 3rd of John Neale's books Cornish rivers takes us down the Fowey, from its resource on Bodmin Moor to its estuary at Fowey itself. starting close to Brown Willy, the river quickly flows close to the recognized Jamaica lodge and directly to Golitha Falls, passing age-old slate caverns earlier than turning all of sudden to make its method towards Lanhydrock condominium, Boconnoc condominium and Restormel fortress and directly to Lostwithiel with its old church, ancient constructions and fourteenth-century bridge. quickly the Fowey widens because it is joined via Lerryn Creek and flows directly to St Winnow and Golant earlier than greeting Bodinnick, Polruan and Fowey itself. alongside the best way we meet ghosts, outdated characters, an oddball vicar and a celebrity of the silver reveal; observe church buildings and previous homes; research of literary institutions, myths and legends; and resolve a secret or ! The River Fowey is the golden thread which weaves many elements of panorama and seascape jointly as we discover one among Cornwall's magical rivers.

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Download Lonely Planet Wales (Travel Guide) by Lonely Planet PDF

By Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet: The world's best trip advisor publisher

Lonely Planet Wales is your passport to the main suitable, updated suggestion on what to determine and bypass, and what hidden discoveries anticipate you. stroll the Wales Coast course, discover Conwy fortress, or make a journey at the Welsh Highland Railway; all together with your depended on go back and forth significant other. Get to the guts of Wales and start your trip now!

Inside Lonely Planet's Wales go back and forth Guide:

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  • Highlights and itineraries assist you tailor your journey for your own wishes and pursuits
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  • Honest stories for all budgets - consuming, napping, sight-seeing, going out, procuring, hidden gemstones that almost all guidebooks leave out
  • Cultural insights provide you with a richer, extra profitable commute event - food, open air actions, landscapes.
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  • Covers Cardiff, Brecon Beacons, Swansea, the Gower, Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire, Aberystwyth, Snowdonia, Angelsey and extra

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  • Bookmarks and fast seek capabilities get you to key pages in a flash
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The ideal selection: Lonely Planet Wales, our so much complete advisor to Wales, is ideal for either exploring most sensible attractions and taking roads much less travelled.

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About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has develop into the world's prime shuttle media corporation with guidebooks to each vacation spot, an award-winning web site, cellular and electronic shuttle items, and a devoted traveler neighborhood. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but additionally permits curious visitors to get off crushed paths to appreciate extra of the tradition of the locations during which they locate themselves.

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Download Transatlantic Betrayal by Andrew Porter PDF

By Andrew Porter

The RB211 gasoline turbine engine used to be to be the most important engineering undertaking in Britain, and the world's fi rst three-spool turbofan. It have been constructed for the Lockheed L1011 Tristar and fi nally entered carrier in 1972. regardless of its large improvement charges, which driven Rolls-Royce out of business, it became Rolls-Royce right into a worldwide corporation, delivering engines for lots of hundreds of thousands of airliners and army airplane. regardless of the advance charges, the failure of the corporate that produced the engine and the issues of its unmarried release buyer (Lockheed), the RB211 proved itself to be a hugely fl exible engine, with an immense power strength diversity, gentle weight and straightforwardness of upkeep. Andrew Porter tells the tale of the RB211, the background of its improvement and the political and monetary components that observed the corporate approximately die.

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Download Redhill & Reigate Through Time by Roy Douglas PDF

By Roy Douglas

Redhill, a commuter city in Surrey, is found with regards to the North Downs, a ridge of chalk hills stretching from Farnham in Surrey to the White Cliffs of Dover in Kent. As a quiet, picturesque getaway from the bustling lifetime of the capital urban, that's simply over 20 miles away, Redhill is domestic to a full of life railway station that serves the remainder of the county as an enormous junction. With components of the city in Victorian construct, Redhill offers either citizens and viewers with a space steeped in heritage that's friendly at the eye also.

Reigate, located presently round the corner to Redhill, is an both beautiful marketplace city on the foot of the North Downs. Colley Hill, round a mile north of the city, is the 6th tallest aspect in Surrey – Reigate Hill follows heavily at the back of. as soon as dependent round railway enlargement and the paintings of windmills, this present day Reigate is concentrated on Bell road and excessive road the place retailers, cafés, bars and eating places, and Priory Park are located close by. subscribe to Surrey fanatic Roy Douglas in this attention-grabbing trip via time to determine all that has replaced and all that has stayed an analogous in Redhill and Reigate.

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Download Villages Around Colchester Through Time by Patrick Denney PDF

By Patrick Denney

Villages round Colchester via Time is a different perception into the illustrious heritage of this a part of the rustic. Reproduced in complete color, this can be a thrilling exam of Colchester and the encompassing zone, the recognized streets and the recognized faces, and what they intended to the folk of this city through the nineteenth and into the 20 th Century. having a look past the beautiful external of those well-kept images, readers can see the ancient context during which they're set, and during the author's authentic captions for each photograph, and carefully-selected number of pictures, the reader can in attaining a competent view of this area's heritage. Readers are invited to keep on with a timeline of occasions and watch the altering face of this full of life zone, as Patrick Denney courses us during the neighborhood streets. there's something for everybody right here, whether or not they have lived during this sector all their lives, or whether or not they are only traveling Colchester and the encompassing cities and villages for the 1st time. This e-book additionally exhibits how images has consistently advanced to take care of with an ever altering society.

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Download Manchester Ship Canal Through Time by Steven Dickens PDF

By Steven Dickens

The Manchester send Canal was once an incredible engineering fulfillment. It incorporated seven swing bridges and the aqueduct at Barton, and helped flip the cotton-producing capital of significant Britain into an inland seaport. This was once a feat many on the time believed couldn't be accomplished. one of many wonders of the trendy commercial global, the Manchester send Canal, with its large locks and ocean-going vessels, used to be a magnetic draw for enthusiastic Victorians who marvelled at its construction.

This publication appears to be like on the alterations and improvement of the Manchester send Canal via time, from its origins as a thriving monetary hub within the overdue 19th century, to an incredible retail, rest and media centre within the early twenty-first century and past. subscribe to Steven Dickens as he explores the background of this 36-mile-long inland waterway within the north-west of britain, which hyperlinks Manchester to the Mersey Estuary and the Irish Sea.

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Download A-Z of Leicester: Places-People-History by Stephen Butt PDF

By Stephen Butt

the town of Leicester can boast a protracted and distinct background and has been on the very center of the country’s political and financial improvement for over millennia. proof of Roman career is still on the Jewry Wall and Cardinal Wolsey lies buried in Leicester Abbey, however the jewel within the city’s proud historic crown was once the invention, in 2012, of the skeleton of Richard III mendacity underneath a automobile park.

The city’s tales are available far and wide: from the Victorian generators and cloth factories to the bustle of purchasing centres and markets, in constructions, church buildings, parks, streets and alleyways, and within the humans themselves. neighborhood writer Stephen Butt takes readers on their own A–Z journey round the city’s historical past, exploring its nooks and crannies, and alongside the way in which concerning many a desirable story of the main fascinating humans and areas. totally illustrated with photos from the earlier and current, this new A–Z advisor to Leicester’s background will attract citizens and viewers alike.

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Download Liverpool in 50 Buildings by Ian Collard PDF

By Ian Collard

From its humble thirteenth-century origins, Liverpool grew quickly to turn into the best port within the British Empire outdoor London, yet via 1980 the town used to be probably in terminal decline: its inhabitants had greater than halved, its infrastructure and economic climate have been decaying, and its political leaders have been major the town in the direction of entire cave in. at the present time notwithstanding, Liverpool is experiencing a renaissance; it has one of many fastest-growing economies in Britain, it's been a ecu Capital of tradition and is a UNESCO global historical past Site.

Liverpool’s proud and exact identification is embodied within the constructions that experience formed town. Liverpool in 50 constructions explores the intense heritage of this wealthy and colourful neighborhood via a range of its maximum architectural treasures. From the Royal Liver construction to the distinguished Oriel Chambers, and from the collage of Liverpool to Speke corridor, this detailed examine celebrates the city’s architectural history in a brand new and obtainable means. recognized neighborhood writer Ian Collard publications the reader on a journey of the city’s ancient constructions and its glossy architectural marvels.

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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 remembers the ultimate years within the lifetime of canals that are now being restored by means of 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 recent residing, there's an indisputable fascination in evaluating the vigorous scenes of the prior with perspectives of the current day. The Stroud and Golden Valleys have been characteristically centres of and inhabitants and the canals have been, partly, liable for their endured prosperity after altering applied sciences principally relocated the material 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 pros and proficient amateurs, this mesmerizing assortment serves as sequel and complement to the authors' unique choice. it's going to pride and shock all who understand the canals this day and may fascinate somebody with an curiosity in our commercial heritage.

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