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Founders of the National Trust

by Graham Murphy

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Published by National Trust, The .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conservation of the environment,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • History - General History,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • England,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • General,
  • History / General,
  • NATIONAL TRUST (GREAT BRITAIN),
  • Travel / Europe / Great Britain

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8776146M
    ISBN 101905400209
    ISBN 109781905400201
    OCLC/WorldCa62479358

      Felbrigg Hall, in Norfolk, whose late owner, Robert Wyndham Ketton-Cremer, was outed by the National Trust. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo A . National Trust, in full National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, British organization founded in and incorporated by the National Trust Act () for the purpose of promoting the preservation of—and public access to—buildings of historic or architectural interest and land of natural beauty.(The powers and privileges of the Trust were extended by acts of.

    The National Trust’s collection of books comprises over , titles, held in over historic houses and properties. Taken as a whole the collection is one of international importance owing to its unique ability to provide an unparalleled record of private book ownership and use over many centuries. From hedgerows to kitchens, seaside to country houses, art to gardens and poetry to history, our brilliant book selection has been specially put together to satisfy all the readers in your life. Our National Trust book range is perfect if you’re looking for great book gifts, inspirational books or presents for book .

    Sarah Clelland brings you 50 scone recipes from the National y is best enjoyed with a scone, as everyone who’s visited a National Trust house knows. This book brings you the best of both. Scone obsessive Sarah Clelland has gathered 50 – yes 50 – scone recipes from National Trust experts around the country/5(). Countryside & nature From books about trees to wild flowers, beautiful photographic coffee table books and a history of the hedgerow, our selection of countryside and nature books make great presents.


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Founders of the National Trust by Graham Murphy Download PDF EPUB FB2

United by a common belief that nature, beauty and history are for everyone, our three founders, Octavia Hill, Robert Hunter and Hardwicke Rawnsely, set up the National Trust in so that natural and historic places could be protected for future generations.

By the end of the 19th century, rapid industrialisation was threatening to sweep away the country’s heritage and Founders of the National Trust book its remaining.

Graham Murphy explores the origins of the National Trust through the lives of its three founders - Robert Hunter, Octavia Hill and Hardwicke Rawnsley - and provides a fascinating documentary of the nineteenth century open space movement.

All three were far-sighted individuals with vigorous campaigning track by: Founders of the National Trust: a Study of Sir Robert Hunter, Octavia Hill and Canon Rawnsley Hardcover – Decem Cited by: 2. The Three Founders of the National Trust. Octavia Hill () by Peter Clayton.

ByOctavia Hill was well known as campaigner for housing and urban spaces. She was a pioneer for Sir Robert Hunter () by Ben Cowell. Canon Hardwicke Rawnsley () by Vivian Griffiths. The. Founders of the National Trust.

London: Christopher Helm, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Graham Murphy. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The National Trust was founded on 12 January by Octavia Hill, Sir Robert Hunter and Canon Hardwicke Rawnsley. Over the last years we’ve become one of the UK’s largest charities, caring for historic places and areas of beautiful countryside. Octavia Hill was one of the three founders of the National Trust and this book details her legacy and the large holdings of the modern National Trust.

Clergyman and co-founder of the National Trust. After working with Octavia Hill in London, Rawnsley became Vicar of Ambleside in He became involved in campaigns to protect the local countryside and formed the Lake District Defence Society (later The Friends of the Lake District). Buy Founders of the National Trust (National Trust History & Heritage) New Ed by Murphy, Graham (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on 4/5(4). Sir Robert Hunter KCB (27 October – 6 November ) was a solicitor, civil servant and co-founder of the National Trust.

From the s Hunter was interested in conservation of public open spaces, and worked with other pioneers in this field, including Octavia Hill and Hardwicke Rawnsley. The National Trust was founded on 12 January by Octavia Hill, Sir Robert Hunter and Hardwicke Rawnsley.

Over the last years we’ve grown to become Europe’s largest conservation charity, caring for historic properties and areas of beautiful countryside for everyone, for ever.

The National Trust cares for a wealth of houses and historic buildings of all types, ranging from the grand to the quirky to the humble. This captivating book, fully revised and updated and featuring more houses than ever before, is a guide to some of the greatest architectural treasures of Britain, encompassing both interior and exterior houses covered include spectacular /5(37).

Graham Murphy explores the origins of the National Trust through the lives of its three founders - Robert Hunter, Octavia Hill and Hardwicke Rawnsley. Graham Murphy explores the origins of the National Trust through the lives of its three founders - Robert Hunter, Octavia Hill and Hardwicke Rawnsley - and provides a fascinating documentary of the nineteenth century open space movement.

All three were far-sighted 4/5(4). The National Trust was formally constituted on January 12th, The vision of three pioneers – Octavia Hill, the housing reformer, Sir Robert Hunter, solicitor of the Commons Preservation Society, and Canon Hardwicke Rawnsley, a Lake District clergyman, the Trust was vested with the power to 'promote the permanent preservation for the benefit of the Nation of lands and tenements.

Graham Murphy explores the origins of the National Trust through the lives of its three founders - Robert Hunter, Octavia Hill and Hardwicke Rawnsley - and provides a fascinating documentary of the nineteenth century open space movement.

All three were far-sighted individuals with vigorous campaigning track : Graham Murphy. With many famous names connected to National Trust places, you’ll find all sorts of folk in this section, as well as larger works about particular periods, groups or events.

Explore our history and biography books. One of the three founders of the National Trust, Octavia Hill was a pioneering thinker and social reformer. She worked tirelessly to improve urban housing and to protect green spaces and the impact of her life and work is still being felt.

The National Trust Book of Scones 50 Delicious Recipes and Some Curious Crumbs of History Sarah Clelland If you’ve ever visited a National Trust property, you’ll know history is best served with a scone. Sarah Clelland – author of the ‘National Trust scones’ blog – combines her quirky guide to 50 National Trust places withFile Size: 3MB.

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