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Around historic Lancashire

David Jessop

Around historic Lancashire

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Published by Midas Books in Tunbridge Wells [Eng.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lancashire (England),
  • England,
  • Lancashire.
    • Subjects:
    • Historic buildings -- England -- Lancashire.,
    • Lancashire (England) -- History, Local.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementwritten and illustrated by David Jessop.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA670.L2 J47
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p. :
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4297845M
      ISBN 10085936108X
      LC Control Number78326215
      OCLC/WorldCa4808456

        A History of Lancashire in 70 Objects is an 18 month partnership between Lancashire Heritage Learning, Museum Development North West and Lancashire Life magazine, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. Lancashire Life deputy editor Paul Mackenzie said, “This is a wonderful opportunity for us to shout about the historic treasures on show around.


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