The Western Seaboard: An Illustrated Architectural Guide

The Western Seaboard An Illustrated Architectural Guide Drawing on a lifetime s knowledge of this wild corner of Britain Mary Miers takes us beyond the familiar sounds and scenery of the West Highlands and Islands to uncover an extraordinary record of hum

  • Title: The Western Seaboard: An Illustrated Architectural Guide
  • Author: Mary Miers Charles McKean
  • ISBN: 9781873190296
  • Page: 229
  • Format: Paperback
  • Drawing on a lifetime s knowledge of this wild corner of Britain, Mary Miers takes us beyond the familiar sounds and scenery of the West Highlands and Islands to uncover an extraordinary record of human settlement, from the earliest terraced houses on the machair of Bronze Age Uist to Scots Baronial piles set amid semi tropical gardens On the way she encounters the shriDrawing on a lifetime s knowledge of this wild corner of Britain, Mary Miers takes us beyond the familiar sounds and scenery of the West Highlands and Islands to uncover an extraordinary record of human settlement, from the earliest terraced houses on the machair of Bronze Age Uist to Scots Baronial piles set amid semi tropical gardens On the way she encounters the shrines and stongholds of medieval Gaeldom planned fishing stations, canals and railways houses ranging from the fashionable to the vernacular and the Highland urbanism of Portree, Fort William and Stornoway This richly illustrated handbook reveals how the architecture of the Western Seaboard has transformed itself through at least four cultures a compelling story of survival and revival It is a story of holy men and holiday makers, seafarers, warriors and crofters, and of the enduring infulences of relition and clanship in the face of repeated waves of modernisation This is the ideal accompaniment for anyone withing to visit some of the most haunting landscapes in the world and learn something of those who inhabit them.

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