The Historian 152: Built Environment

The magazine of the Historical Association

Published: 7th February 2022


4 Reviews

5 Editorial (Read article)

8 The Great Spa Towns of Europe: a UNESCO World Heritage Site – Catherine Lloyd (Read article)

16 Out and About in Wheathampstead – Dianne Payne (Read article)

20 The last days of Lord Londonderry – Richard A. Gaunt (Read article)

25 Reviews

26 Civilian expertise in war – Philip Hamlyn Williams (Read article)

33 Real Lives: Dame Helen Gwynne-Vaughan – Ted Green (Read article)

35 Reviews

36 Croydon’s Tudor and Stuart inns – Trevor James (Read article)

40 My Favourite History Place: Swarkestone Bridge – Trevor James (Read article)

42 History in the News

43 History Abridged: Libraries – Paula Kitching (Read article)

Regular features: Access all past editions of our regular features Real Lives, My Favourite History Place and Out & About

Cover image: City of Bath: aerial view of the Circus and Royal Crescent. © Bath & North East Somerset Council

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