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BeschreibungThere are more than thirty major figures cut out of the grass on Britain's hillsides; cut as religious symbols, way markers, or as decoration to the landscape. Often, although prominently placed, the figures are overlooked. This book describes their exact location, the best point to view them and their history and legends.
InhaltsverzeichnisIntroduction Gazetteer by county location
PortraitKate Bergamar is a pen name for Margaret Baker, author of the other Shire titles, "Discovering Christmas Customs and Folklore," "Discovering Folklore of Plants" and "London Statues and Monuments."
Pressestimmen'an admirable guide book' 'Sunday Express' 'there are more than thirty major figures cut out of the grass on Britain's hillsides; cut as religious symbols, way markers or as decoration to the landscape. Often, although prominently placed, the figures are overlooked, and in this booklet the authors describes their exact location in fourteen counties, the best point from which they can be seen, and thier history and legends'. 'The Times'.
Untertitel: White Horses and Other Figures of the Hills, Their History, Location and Care. 'Shire Discovering'. 4 Rev ed. illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 1998
Seitenanzahl: 104 Seiten