The Spirit of Hadrian's Wall
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Spirit of Hadrian's Wall by Mark Richards
Book DescriptionIn this coffee table book of photographs of Hadrian's Wall, Roger Clegg and Mark Richards use this iconic Roman frontier land to evoke times past, from the Romans through the industrial age to the 20th century. In this first collection of his iconic and breathtaking images, Roger has captured myriad contrasting moods and landscapes, often at times of day and seasons of the year that few visitors ever see - blazing skies at dawn and dusk, veils of mist lifting from the crags or new-fallen snow banked against the familiar stonework. As the sequence of images moves from east to west, in the steps of the Roman wall-builders, author Mark Richards sketches the historical and social context. The Roman footprint is naturally writ large but there are also stories to be told from the age of Arthur, the early Christian missionaries and the Reiver years and of great industrial milestones closer to the modern age.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781852845582
(285mm x 250mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Cicerone Press
Publisher: Cicerone Press
Publish Date: 18-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Map of the 84-mile (135km) Hadrian's Wall Path National Trail, from Bowness-on-Solway to Wallsend, Newcastle. This booklet is included with the Cicerone guidebook to the trail, and shows the full route on Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 maps. The trail typically takes a week to walk, and is suitable for walkers at all levels of experience.
Hadrian's Wall Path, Paperback (September 2015)» View all books by Mark Richards
Hadrians Wall Path guidebook to walk the 84-mile National Trail. Described in both directions, the main description is west to east between Bowness-on-Solway and Wallsend, Newcastle, with extensions to Maryport and South Shields. With extensive historical information related to this World Heritage site and separate 1:25,000 OS map booklet included.
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Author Biography - Mark Richards
A professional photographer living in Hexham,Northumberland, Roger Clegg has devoted much of the last six years to photographing Hadrian's Wall and the surrounding countryside. Mark Richards has a particular appreciation of English frontiers. Guides to Offa's Dyke, the Anglo-Welsh border, lead naturally to Hadrian's Wall. In 1993 he pioneered a coast to coast route The Wall Walk published by Cicerone, is fore-runner to Hadrian's wall Path.
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