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LONDON SURVEY'D: THE WORK OF THE SURVEY OF LONDON 1894-1994
Written by Hermione Hobhouse.
Stock no. 1823499
Published by Royal Commission On The Historical Monuments Of England. 1st 1994. Slightly better than very good condition.

The survey of London traces its origins to the campaigning zeal of the 1890s when C R Ashbee and a group of like-minded conservationists set up the Watch Committee to campaign against the demolition of historic buildings. Out of this grew 'the great enterprise' of creating an inventory of all London's historic buildings as an aid to their protection and is still ongoing. Red pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 1873592191. Base of spine bumped. Contents clean.

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THE COUNTRY HOUSES OF NORTHAMPTONSHIRE
Written by John Heward; Robert Taylor.
Stock no. 2136645
Published by Royal Commission On The Historical Monuments Of England. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 1873592213. A few knocks along cover edges. Name and address label to front endpaper. Wrapper has some edge-creasing and is faded to spine.

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THE WORKHOUSE: A STUDY OF POOR-LAW BUILDINGS IN ENGLAND
Written by Kathryn Morrison.
Stock no. 1823445
Published by English Heritage; Royal Commission On The Historical Monuments Of England. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Recognising that an undervalued and poorly understood category of building was in danger of simply being lost, the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England has attempted to make a record of these structures against their historical background. A story of the student of social history, as much as for the professional architectural historian. Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Previous owner's address label to front endpaper. Contents otherwise fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased, lightly faded to spine & worn at top of same, minor scuffing to rear panel. ISBN: 1873592361. Top corners of boards lightly bumped. Previous owner's address label to front endpaper else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed to rear panel, slightly faded to spine and worn at top of spine.

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THE MEDIEVAL HOUSES OF KENT: AN HISTORICAL ANALYSIS
Written by Sarah Pearson.
Stock no. 1823444
Published by Royal Commission On The Historical Monuments Of England. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Green cardwraps. B/w maps and diagrams, b/w photos. 196 pages. ISBN: 0113000472. Corners of covers lightly rubbed and creased. Contents clean.

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ENGLISH HOSPITALS 1660-1948: A SURVEY OF THEIR ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN
Written by Harriet Richardson; et al.
Stock no. 1823438
Published by Royal Commission On The Historical Monuments Of England. 1st 1998. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Hospital buildings constructed between 1660 and 1948, analysing the changing ideas and institutions that created them as well as their structure, layout and design. Edited by Harriet Richardson. B/w photos. ISBN: 1873592299. A nice, clean copy. Pictorial dustwrapper has a few light marks and is lightly scuffed to rear panel.

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ENGLISH VERNACULAR HOUSES: A STUDY OF TRADITIONAL FARMHOUSES AND COTTAGES
Written by Eric Mercer.
Stock no. 1823432
Published by Royal Commission On The Historical Monuments Of England. 1979. Very good condition.

A study of small rural houses throughout England, tracing their history from the Middle Ages to the 19th century. Covering all major aspects of vernacular architecture from house-plans and construction methods to the influence of the homes of the great upon smaller dwellings. Large format. Cardwraps. B/w photos and plans. ISBN: 0117008931. Second impression. Spine faded. Text block a little grubby. Lower edge of text block has a minor scrape. Previous owner's address label to front endpaper. Contents clean.

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HOUSES OF THE NORTH YORK MOORS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1823424
Published by Royal Commission On The Historical Monuments Of England. 1st 1987. Slightly better than very good condition.

A survey of 80 civil parishes over an area of 1500 sq km. Residences of the gentry and houses and inns in the market towns of Helmsley, Kirkbymoorside and Pickering are included, but the most characteristic buildings of the region are the farmhouses, many of which have developed from longhouses. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and plans. ISBN: 0113000146. Spine faded from green to blue. Text block slightly grubby. Contents clean.

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A GAZETTEER OF MEDIEVAL HOUSES IN KENT
Written by Sarah Pearson; P.S. Barnwell; A.T. Adams.
Stock no. 1823423
Published by Royal Commission On The Historical Monuments Of England. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition.

Companion volume to The Medieval Houses of Kent and The House Within, presenting a detailed record of 414 medieval houses spread across 107 parishes, many of them dated through dendrochronological analysis. Green cardwraps. B/w plans. ISBN: 0113000499. A nice, clean copy.

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THE HOUSE WITHIN: INTERPRETING MEDIEVAL HOUSES IN KENT
Written by P.S. Barnwell; A.T. Adams.
Stock no. 1823421
Published by Royal Commission On The Historical Monuments Of England; HMSO. 1st 1994. Slightly better than very good condition.

Intended as a non-specialist guide to the principal features of medieval houses. Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos & diagrams. ISBN: 0113000480. Spine lightly faded, cover corners lightly creased. Light crease to lower corner of pages (margin only). Contents clean.

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