• Price: £3.99
  • Formats: EPUB, MOBI
  • Enhanced: With Active Location Finder
  • File Size: 6.8 MB
  • Illustrations: 79 colour photos, map
  • Published: October 2011
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 978-1-908619-14-3
Follies of Hampshire & the Isle of Wight

Gwyn Headley & Wim Meulenkamp

"An Account of those Architectural Eccentricities commonly known as Follies to be found in the Counties of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight."

This new ebook covers landmarks and hidden treasures in places such as Appuldurcombe, Avington, Bembridge, Boldre, Bonchurch, Botley, Calbourne, Calshot, Chale, Droxford, East Cowes, East Stratton, East Tisted, Exbury, Farley Mount, Farringdon, Fritham, Hambledon, Hartley Wintney, Havant, Hawley, Highclere, Hinton Ampner, Houghton, Hursley, Hurstbourne, Hythe, Kingston, Lepe, Medstead, Mottisfont, Nether Wallop, Northington, Odiham, Petersfield, Portchester, Portsmouth, Rockbourne, Ryde, Shanklin, Shawford, Sherborne St John, Stockbridge, Stratfield Saye, Sway, Totland, Warnford, Weyhill, Winchester and Woodmancott.

Follies, towers, arches, grottoes, monuments, arches, obelisks, garden buildings, eyecatchers — exuberant architecture that makes you catch your breath in delight — all these wonderful buildings are enthusiastically described and illustrated with many colour photographs. Tap on a location and our unique Active Location Finder will show you precisely where the building stands. Find out the astonishing, crazy, passionate, lunatic and loving stories behind Britain's most bizarre buildings.

This is an engaging and amusing interactive guide to the eccentric, strange, bizarre, odd and obscure architectural curiosities, landmarks and monuments of the county. The ebook is heavily illustrated in full colour, and active location finders will guide you precisely to the location of each building. This is a fully revised and updated unit of appreciation from the bestsellers Follies: A National Trust Guide (1986), Follies — A Guide to Rogue Architecture (1990) and Follies Grottoes & Garden Buildings (1999) by the same authors. Enhanced with many brilliant brand new photographs and images from fotoLibra.com photographers.

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