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Historic England: Newcastle

Unique Images from the Archives of Historic England

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Author: Paul Perry, Historic England

This illustrated history portrays one of England’s great cities. It provides a nostalgic look at Newcastle’s past and highlights the special character of some of its most important historic sites. The photographs are taken from the unique Historic England Archive, the nation’s record of 12 million photographs, drawings and publications, ranging from the 1850s and the earliest days of photography up to the present day.

Newcastle-upon-Tyne is one of England's most historically significant cities, with a proud heritage dating all the way back to Roman times. The city grew as an important centre for the wool trade in the fourteenth century and later became a major coal mining area but it was the famous River Tyne that brought real wealth and prestige to the city with the development of shipbuilding and ship repair work. Historic England: Newcastle shows the city as it once was, from its streets and alleys to its famous shipyards and iconic bridges. This books helps you discover its remarkable history.

Book ISBN 9781445681252

Book Format Paperback

pages 96 pages

Publication Date 15 Mar 2018

Height 234

Width 165

Illustrations 160

Available on: Thursday 15th March 2018

Regular Price: £14.99

Special Price: £13.49

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