The North Pennines: Landscape and Legend

A pictorial journey exploring the rich natural and human history that has characterised the North Pennines. Richly illustrated (over 220 colour photographs), here are the many different facets of this beautiful area: towns and villages; castles, churches and abbeys; lakes, rivers and waterfalls; woodlands, moors and fells.

Sections also cover the cultural associations, such as those with Auden, Scott, Turner or Dickens, together with interesting local personalities, for example Morley Egglestone, William Mounsey and Hannah Hauxwell. In addition, there is special coverage of diverse topics with links to key localities, including lead-mining, the legend of King Arthur, the Helm Wind, the old railways and packhorse roads, John Wesley (Methodism), the Teesdale flowers and the mosstroopers (Border Reivers).

The area covered stretches from Brampton, Haltwhistle and Hexham in the north to Appleby and Kirkby Stephen in the south-west, with Wolsingham and Barnard Castle to the east. Includes Teesdale, Weardale, Allendale, Derwentdale, South Tyne valley, Eden valley (see Map).

Published: August, 2006 Format: Large A4 (29.7cm x 21cm) sewn-bound limpback ISBN: 0-9553588-0-9 Price: £9.95

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TO ORDER A COPY DIRECT: Please send your address and a cheque for £9.95 + £2.50 [UK Posting] to the address below (cheques payable to the book author ‘Iain Brown’).

Summary House Publishing
Summary House, Woodland, Co. Durham DL13 5RH