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How to Date Buildings: An Easy Reference Guide

Author/EditorYorke T (Author)
Publisher: Countryside Books
ISBN: 9781846743436
Pub Date27/03/2017
BindingPaperback
Pages64
Dimensions (mm)210(h) * 150(w) * 6(d)
Have you ever passed a building and wondered how old it is? This illustrated and easy reference guide is packed with hundreds of photos and information to help you date buildings and bring their history to life.
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From the black and white Tudor cottage with contorted timbers to the colourful Victorian town hall with patterned brickwork, older buildings often inspire investigation and query. Who built them and why, who lived there and what events were witnessed from their windows? Perhaps the first question, before the others can be put into context is 'how old is the building?'This illustrated and easy reference guide is packed with hundreds of photos and information to help you date buildings and bring their history to life.

From the black and white Tudor cottage with contorted timbers to the colourful Victorian town hall with patterned brickwork, older buildings often inspire investigation and query. Who built them and why, who lived there and what events were witnessed from their windows? Perhaps the first question, before the others can be put into context is 'how old is the building?'This illustrated and easy reference guide is packed with hundreds of photos and information to help you date buildings and bring their history to life.

Trevor Yorke is an experienced author and artist who specialises in period architecture. His many books include British Architectural Styles, Georgian & Regency Houses Explained, and The English Village Explained

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