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The History & Heritage of the Most Iconic Places

A beautifully photographed selection of fifty of Northamptonshire's most fascinating features, both natural and man-made, by Will Adams was published in November by Amberley Publishing.  Will Adams has lived in and explored Northamptonshire for many years.  He has written or compiled several books on Britain’s railway history and in 50 Gems of Northamptonshire explores fifty unmissable gems that make this county special.

Northampton still reveals its medieval past as home today of one of two Queen Eleanor Crosses in the county, as well as its more recent history when it became a hub of industry in the 19th and 20th centuries, particularly as a centre of shoe manufacturing.

Northamptonshire has remarkable examples of Saxon churches, such as at Earls Barton, glorious country houses, such as Castle Ashby, and fascinating historical connections not least at the ancestral home of George Washington at Sulgrave Manor.  Natural delights such as Pitsford Reservoir, battlefield sites, the legacy of canals and railways, the excitement of Silverstone motor racing circuit on a World War II airfield combine all feature in this journey through one of the most fascinating areas of the country.

50 Gems of Northamptonshire is available in paperback at £14.99 from Amberley Publishing  and also in Kindle, Kobo and iBook formats.  Previously released Northampton and Northampton Memories are also available from Amberley Publishing.

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50 Gems of Northamptonshire