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Ramble through the Heart of England

Four Points Ramble Book Four
Ramble Through the Heart of England (Paperback)
by Steve Saxton (Author) & Peter Field (Illustrator)

Published by The Four Points Ramble Association.
Softback. 144 pages. Published in November 2009.

ISBN 978-0-9555297-3-3

Cover design by Pauline Gribben.
Copyright  Stephen Saxton 2009


Measham Ware by Margaret Beardsmore

A charming 32-page book giving a brief history of the origins of Measham Ware, the well-known teapots and other pottery long associated with canals, narrowboats and boat people.

Originally published in black & white only, this 2nd Edition includes 21 colour photographs plus 14 black and white photographs from a number of public and private collections.

145mm x 205mm. Softback   ISBN 978-0-9559697-0-6

Published by Lichfield & Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust Limited

1st Edition Published June 2002,  2nd Edition published August 2008

Cover photograph by Graham Booth, Other photographs Margaret Beardsmore.


Boatwoman's Bonnet  by Mary Parry

A brief history of the origins of the traditional boatwoman's bonnet, and full instructions for making one.


Published by The Boat Museum Society


Restoration Book - A Tale of Two Canals

A 40-page A4 size book giving a detailed description of both routes.

Not currently available - in course of updating.