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Landscapes of England


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Eight explorations with Professor W. G. Hoskins
5- Northumberland - The Frontier For centuries the border between England and Scotland was fought over. The years of skirmishing have left all sorts of traces in the landscape. In remote Coquetdale, on the heights of the misty Cheviots, on the Northumbrian coast and along the Whin Sill, PROFESSOR WILLIAM HOSKINS ShOWS us a ' frontier landscape ' marked by 2,000 years of man's hand.
The Border country was explored magically by the camera of Nat Crosby and beguilingly explained by Professor William Hoskins. (DAILY MAIL) Film cameraman NAT CROSBY
Book, English Landscapes: hardback £4.75; paperback £2.50, from bookshops


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