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Trods Of The North York Moors

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Author: Christopher P. Evans
Size: 70.97 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : North York Moors (England)
Languages : en
Pages : 66
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This title provides accurate and up-to-date mapping of remaining flagstone paths in North York Moors and charts their likely locations in the past; when, for what purpose, by whom they were built.

The Cleveland Way

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Author: Alan Staniforth
Publisher: White Lion Publishing
ISBN: 1781315035
Size: 46.65 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Sports & Recreation
Languages : en
Pages : 168
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The Cleveland Way winds for over a hundred miles around the North York Moors National Park, from the ancient moorland town of Helmsley to finish on the seafront at Filey. Along the way it takes in splendid coastal towns and villages like Staithes and Whitby, wild empty heather moorland, a blaze of purple in late-summer, dramatic coastline and clifftops, and stunning historic sites like Rievaulx Abbey. Whether you're interested in the industrial history of ironstone mining, or a weekend stroller seeking a coastal walk from the seaside resort of Scarborough, this book, published in association with Natural England which waymarks the National Trails, is the only companion you need.

Making One S Way In The World

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Author: Martin Bell
Publisher: Oxbow Books
ISBN: 1789254035
Size: 74.30 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Social Science
Languages : en
Pages : 304
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The book draws on the evidence of landscape archaeology, palaeoenvironmental studies, ethnohistory and animal tracking to address the neglected topic of how we identify and interpret past patterns of movement in the landscape. It challenges the pessimism of previous generations which regarded prehistoric routes such as hollow ways as generally undatable. The premise is that archaeologists tend to focus on ‘sites’ while neglecting the patterns of habitual movement that made them part of living landscapes. Evidence of past movement is considered in a multi-scalar way from the individual footprint to the long distance path including the traces created in vegetation by animal and human movement. It is argued that routes may be perpetuated over long timescales creating landscape structures which influence the activities of subsequent generations. In other instances radical changes of axes of communication and landscape structures provide evidence of upheaval and social change. Palaeoenvironmental and ethnohistorical evidence from the American North West coast sets the scene with evidence for the effects of burning, animal movement, faeces deposition and transplantation which can create readable routes along which are favoured resources. Evidence from European hunter-gatherer sites hints at similar practices of niche construction on a range of spatial scales. On a local scale, footprints help to establish axes of movement, the locations of lost settlements and activity areas. Wood trackways likewise provide evidence of favoured patterns of movement and past settlement location. Among early farming communities alignments of burial mounds, enclosure entrances and other monuments indicate axes of communication. From the middle Bronze Age in Europe there is more clearly defined evidence of trackways flanked by ditches and fields. Landscape scale survey and excavation enables the dating of trackways using spatial relationships with dated features and many examples indicate long-term continuity of routeways. Where fields flank routeways a range of methods, including scientific approaches, provide dates. Prehistorians have often assumed that Ridgeways provided the main axes of early movement but there is little evidence for their early origins and rather better evidence for early routes crossing topography and providing connections between different environmental zones. The book concludes with a case study of the Weald of South East England which demonstrates that some axes of cross topographic movement used as droveways, and generally considered as early medieval, can be shown to be of prehistoric origin. One reason that dryland routes have proved difficult to recognise is that insufficient attention has been paid to the parts played by riverine and maritime longer distance communication. It is argued that understanding the origins of the paths we use today contributes to appreciation of the distinctive qualities of landscapes. Appreciation will help to bring about effective strategies for conservation of mutual benefit to people and wildlife by maintaining and enhancing corridors of connectivity between different landscape zones including fragmented nature reserves and valued places. In these ways an understanding of past routeways can contribute to sustainable landscapes, communities and quality of life

Transactions Of The Yorkshire Dialect Society

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Author: Yorkshire Dialect Society
Size: 77.54 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : English language
Languages : en
Pages :
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List of members in each number.

Upland Britain

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Author: Margaret Atherden
Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 9780719034930
Size: 20.94 MB
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Category : Great Britain
Languages : en
Pages : 224
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A plea for the conservation of areas in Great Britain: not only those that preserve ecologies going back to the end of the Ice Age, but also some that, while resulting from human intervention, have become traditional. Explains the evolution and the current state of the landscape and the flora and fauna. Well illustrated. Distributed by St. Martin's Press. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Yorkshire Witches

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Author: Eileen Rennison
Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited
ISBN: 144563256X
Size: 28.50 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
Languages : en
Pages : 128
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Stories and witches and witchcraft in Yorkshire.

The Duchess Of Drury Lane

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Author: Freda Lightfoot
Publisher: Severn House/ORIM
ISBN: 1780103670
Size: 35.69 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 256
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Passion, jealousy, and scandal abound in this regency romance based on the real-life rags-to-riches story of British actress Dora Jordan. Having grown up poor and fatherless in Ireland, Dorothy Jordan is determined to overcome her humble beginnings and become the most famous comic actress of her day. While performing on London’s Drury Lane, Dora catches the eye of the Duke of Clarence, the man who would become King William IV. Beginning a romance that will endure for twenty years—and produce ten children—Dora experiences great happiness with the Duke. But ultimately, Dora’s generous nature becomes her undoing. Betrayed by the man she loves, Dora is faced with the harsh reality that life rarely resembles the happily-ever-afters of the plays she performs. An extraordinary woman born into extraordinary times, Dora Jordan’s story is one of great passion and even greater pain. In The Duchess of Drury Lane, Freda Lightfoot reveals the true story of the rise and fall of an actress who captured the heart of a king. “With a host of fleshed out characters, this fast-paced, biographical novel is pleasure to read and a great addition to historical fiction centered on royal personages.” —Historical Novel Society

100 Walks In Yorkshire

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Author: Gary Richardson
Publisher: The Crowood Press
ISBN: 1785003860
Size: 46.84 MB
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Category : Sports & Recreation
Languages : en
Pages : 192
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The North York Moors and Wolds offer a diverse range of walking opportunities - from the stunning scenery of Robin Hood's Bay through the grand ruins of Rievaulx Abbey to the wildness of the Moors themselves. This collection of 100 walks of up to 10 miles will help you explore the best of this beautiful region. There are routes to suit all walking abilities; easy-to-follow directions; clear and detailed route maps sourced from the Ordnance Survey; details of where to park and places to eat and drink and interesting sights to see along the way.

Tales From The Farm By The Yorkshire Shepherdess

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Author: Amanda Owen
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1529074762
Size: 35.35 MB
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Category : Biography & Autobiography
Languages : en
Pages : 104
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For everyone who loves watching Amanda Owen and her family on Our Yorkshire Farm, or enjoys reading her bestselling books, comes this delightful and uplifting collection of her monthly Dalesman columns. In Tales From the Farm by the Yorkshire Shepherdess Amanda takes readers on an evocative journey to Ravenseat, where she lives with husband Clive and their nine children, not to mention their flock of sheep, herd of cows, hardworking dogs and a formidable chicken called Linda. Covering events in 2019 and 2020, Amanda describes saving the life of a newborn calf on New Year's Eve and watching, mouth agape, as their livestock trailer was swept away by floodwater in March. Son Sidney braves the wrath of Linda and husband Clive crafts an unusual Valentine's Day gift. Eldest daughter Raven leaves the nest, headed for university, while young sheepdog Taff and Tony the Pony arrive at the farm. As Covid-19 sends the country into lockdown, Amanda feels more lucky than ever to live close to nature, finding happiness in the beauty of the Dales and the unchanging routines of the farming year. Illustrated with charming line-drawings throughout, this book is the perfect gift for fans of the Owens family and a chance to catch up on their adventures.

West Yorkshire Transportation Studies The Extent And Impact Of Travel In 1975

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Category :
Languages : en
Pages :
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In The North Of England

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Author: Robin Whiteman
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
Size: 51.44 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Category : Heathlands
Languages : en
Pages : 160
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Shows and describes the ruins, pathways, churches, mansions, towns, farmlands, mountains, and bays of Yorkshire

Climbing Down

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Author: Graham Wilson
Publisher: Vertebrate Publishing
ISBN: 1906148961
Size: 26.24 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Sports & Recreation
Languages : en
Pages : 300
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Graham Wilson's Climbing Down, selected as a Travel Book of the Week in The Guardian, features long distance walks in the Scottish, Welsh and English hills — but in manageable chunks. Wilson makes an entertaining companion; once he was fit enough for the Bob Graham Round, now he's the victim of a crumbling hip. So, he breaks the walks into sections and, instead of calling on a shuttle-service of friends with cars, takes to public transport. The walks include an Alternative Snowdon Horseshoe, a Scottish Coast to Coast and the Yorkshire Centurion, as well as several Peak District rounds. And a new, gentler activity is proposed for the compulsive list-ticker: island-bagging. Wilson's experiences are recounted in his own inimitable style, with the usual eccentric digressions into topics such as coffin roads and cut-hopping, Munros and mobile phones, solo climbing and slippered pigs. Wonderfully illustrated with drawings by Gerry Dale.

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