Lost Lanes Wales

Author: Jack Thurston




Page: 256

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Travelling at a leisurely pace, Jack Thurston explores Wales and the border counties taking in mountain summits, enchanted woodlands, wild seashores, shimmering lakes, and ancient ways. 36 specially selected rides are presented with downloadable information.

Hidden Highways of North Wales

Ten Circular Walks Exploring Roman Roads, Drovers' Ways, Packhorse Trails Ancient Tracks, and Lost Lanes - and a Ghost Story

Author: R. J. A. Dutton



Category: Wales, North

Page: 128

View: 929

Landscape and Settlement in Medieval Wales

Author: Nancy Edwards

Publisher: Oxbow Books Limited


Category: History

Page: 170

View: 571

Recent research and fieldwork on the settlement and landscape of Medieval Wales presented at the 1994 meeting of the Welsh Archaeological Congress is here set down for all to read. The contributions are: Landscape and settlement (Nancy Edwards); Wetland reclamation on the Gwent levels (Stephen Rippon); Landscape of Gwent and the Marches as seen through the Charters (C Hurley); The royal courts of the Welsh princes in Gwynedd, AD 400-1283 (David Longley); The locations of the royal courts of 13th century Gwynedd (N Johnston); Aerial photography and historic landscape on the Great Orme, Llandudno (M Aris); Place-names and vegetation history as a key to understanding settlement in the Conwy Valley (D Hooke); Transhumance and settlement on the Welsh uplands: A view from the Black Mountain (A Ward); Historic settlement surveys in Clwyd and Powys (Robert Silvester); Post-conquest and pre-conquest villages in Pembrokeshire (J Kissock); Small boroughs in south-west Wales (K Murphy); New Radnor: the topography of a planned town (R J Silvester); Medieval Wales: a summing up (Christopher Dyer).

Poetry Wales 25 Years

Author: Cary Archard

Publisher: Seren Books/Poetry Wales PressLtd


Category: Poetry

Page: 257

View: 898

Since it was founded in 1965, Poetry Wales has consistently published the best poetry by Welsh writers.

Local History in England

Author: W. G. Hoskins

Publisher: Routledge


Category: History

Page: 320

View: 139

Considered to be the classic introduction to the subject, this third edition has been carefully revised and updated to take account of the developments in the subject, and includes an extensive newly compiled bibliography and twice the number of illustrations as in previous editions.

The Rough Guide to Wales

Author: Paul Whitfield

Publisher: Rough Guides UK


Category: Travel

Page: 486

View: 573

Suggests lodging, food, and sightseeing highlights along with travel tips and cultural information.

Lost Boy

Author: Linda Newbery

Publisher: Hachette UK


Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 208

View: 861

New house, new school, new friends - but Matt Lanchester knows it won't all be that easy when he moves from Milton Keynes to Hay-on-Wye. Almost as soon as he arrives he is drawn into a mystery when he sees a roadside memorial marked by a little wooden cross with the initials M.L carved into it. His initials! Then he meets Robbo and Tig and Old Wil Jones and his wife, Gwynnie. There's history here and a well kept village secret - and Matt is desperate to find out more. His new acquaintances are keener on taunting Wil - Wil, the murderer. But that's not Matt' s style. Befriending Wil, and with a sense of a shadowy figure always close by, he learns about a tragedy in the past, helps set the record straight and finally lay to rest the ghost of boy he feels he's come to know. Linda Newbery effortlessly mixes the old with the new, the past with the present, tragedy with triumph as she writes about communities and individuals, facing challenges and being accepted.

Lost White Tribes

The End of Privilege and the Last Colonials in Sri Lanka, Jamaica, Brazil, Haiti, Namibia, and Guadeloupe

Author: Riccardo Orizio

Publisher: Simon and Schuster


Category: Social Science

Page: 270

View: 874

A study of the world of the descendants of European colonists in Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean describes their poverty-stricken lives as outcasts among the native cultures, focusing on the Blancs Matignon of Guadeloupe, the Burghers of Sri Lanka, the Confederados of Brazil, and other groups left behind by time. 25,000 first printing.