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Historic England : Leicester

The focus of this fully-illustrated book is Leicester and its county towns and villages.   It provides a nostalgic look at Leicester's past and highlights the special character of many of its important historic sites.

The photographs are taken from the Historic England archive, a unique collection of over twelve million photographs, drawings, plans and documents covering England's archaeology, architecture, social and local history.  Images in the Historic England Archive date from the earliest days of photography to the present and cover subjects from Bronze Age burials and medieval churches to cinemas and seaside resorts.

The book is divided into sections covering the city of Leicester, people and events. railways, parks & open spaces, county towns & villages, and country houses & estates.

Title: Historic England : Leicester
Publication Date : August 2018
Price: £15.99. (softcover)
96 pages; 160 black & white and colour illustrations
 
Published by Amberley Publishing 
Compiled and edited by Stephen Butt in association with Historic England
ISBN-13: 978-1445683621

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