Further pamphlets and books you may like to read

  • Bricks and Brickmaking, by Martin Hammond, Shire publications Ltd.
  • Buildings of Britain, 1992, a Collins Gem, pub. Harper Collins
  • Discovering Geology, by Patrick H. Armstrong, 1974 and 1978, Shire Publications Ltd
  • Ironworking, Shire Publications Ltd
  • Street Furniture, Shire Publications Ltd
  • Thatch and Thatching, Shire Publications Ltd

 

A More Advanced Bibliography

  • The Pattern of English Building, by Alec Clifton Taylor, Faber & Faber, 1972, the best of all books on brick building. ISBN 0 571 09526 7
  • English Stone Building, by Alec Clifton Taylor and A.S.Ireson, Gollancz, 1983
  • Six English Towns, by Alec Clifton Taylor, 1978, BBC, ISBN 0 563 17397 1.
  • English Domestic Architecture, by A.L. Osborne, pub. Country Life, 1967
  • Homes Sweet Homes, by Osbert Lancaster, 1935, pub. John Murray
  • Pillar To Post, by Osbert Lancaster, 1938, pub. John Murray
  • Cast Iron, by John Gay, pub John Murray, 1985, ISBN 0 7985 4230 8
  • London: the Art of Georgian Building, by Dan Cruikshank and Peter Wyld, pub. Architectural Press, 1975, paper 0 85139 372 1
  • English Landscapes, by W.G.Hoskins, pub. BBC, ISBN 0 563 12407 5
  • One Man's England, by W.G.Hoskins, pub. BBC, ISBN 0 563 17519 2
  • Houses in the Landscape: a regional study of vernacular building styles, by John and Jane Penoyre, pub. Faber & Faber, 1978, ISBN 0 571 13287 1
  • Fossils, by H.H.Swinnerton,
  • Building Stones of London, by Elsden and Howe, 1923.
  • London Illustrated Geological Walks Books I & II, by Eric Robinson, Scottish Academic Press, 1985, ISBN 0 7073 0350 8 & 7073 0416 4
  • Trafalgar Square, Eric Robinson, British Geological Survey, 1996.

The last is an an attractive illustrated folder showing the geology to be found in the statues and buildings of the Square. Soon there will be companion folders devoted to Westminster Abbey and St Pauls's Cathedral.

Acknowledgements

We should like to thank RTZ and The Geologists' Association for generously helping to fund the printing of this booklet.

We should also like to thank the following for permission to print extracts:-

  • Penguin Books for various extracts,
  • Norman Nicholson and Faber and Faber for the poem Fossils,
  • Stuart McKerrow for the drawing from The Ecology of Fossils.

 

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