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  The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. 2000
The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition.
I am not so lost in lexicography as to forget that words are the daughters of earth, and that things are the sons of heaven.
Over 90,000 entries feature 10,000 new words and senses, 70,000 audio word pronunciations, 900 full-page color illustrations, language notes and word-root appendixes.
www.bartleby.com /61   (95 words)

  English Heritage - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England.
English Heritage has direct ownership over some historic sites and also liaises with private owners of sites that are managed under guardianship arrangements.
It is possible for members of the public to join English Heritage: membership confers benefits (such as free admission to its properties) but does not give the member a say in the running of the organization, which is a direct result of government policy.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/English_Heritage   (350 words)

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English Heritage is very eager to play a major role in that and is currently working closely with the DCMS, ODPM and DEFRA to improve cross-working.
English Heritage has had recent discussions about the issues relating to the maritime historic environment and we intend to establish reciprocal arrangements so that EH and the Crown Estate can develop a constructive working relationship to improve the quality of seabed monitoring.
English Heritage is involved as a main donor to the parish churches that are beneficiaries.
www.sal.org.uk /appag/hearings/5th%20APPAG%20hearing%20-%2017th%20October.doc   (10871 words)

 English Heritage
English Heritage has announced plans to transform the 5,000 acres of land around Stonehenge by 2009, including a new visitor centre and exhibition, at a cost of £67m.
English Heritage is to reorganise its regional structure with the loss of 26 management jobs.
English Heritage has announced plans to build a major new visitor centre at Stonehenge, and bids are being invited from potential developers.
www.ukbusinesspark.co.uk /ene66394.htm   (240 words)

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English Heritage's position is that a 2.1 km tunnel is acceptable, as would longer tunnels be acceptable, from a conservation perspective.
English Heritage has concluded that provided our specific concerns (as set out by David Batchelor) are met, these proposals are the only way that the concerns of the World Heritage Committee and the objectives of the Management Plan can be attained.
English Heritage began to carry out preliminary work in the development of a report which is mentioned in the management plan in March 1998 and the eventual working party was created in October 1998.
www.planning-inspectorate.gov.uk /stonehenge/documents/pm18Feb.doc   (19340 words)

 English Heritage in Cumbria
English Heritage is concerned with every building and site in the country which contributes to our historic environment and our understanding of the past.
English Heritage also cares for Hadrian's Wall, which stretches from Bowness in Solway (West of Carlisle), to Wallsend near Newcastle.
Very little of the wall is in Cumbria apart from a short stretch east from Banks Turret, through Birdoswald Roman Fort (which is managed by Cumbria County Council) to the border with Northumbria.
www.visitcumbria.com /engher.htm   (199 words)

Of the 400 properties now in English Heritage's guardianship, those from the relevant era of 1600 to 1840 will be investigated for their links to the transatlantic slave trade in a research programme that could take almost two years.
The definition of heritage has rightly widened over the years but there has never been a better time to look at whose history still needs to be better represented by the heritage sector.
The announcement took place at English Heritage property Kenwood House where it is known that a young woman of dual heritage was brought up as part of the aristocratic family of Lord Mansfield, who won significant legal victories for abolitionists in England.
www.blacknet.co.uk /Stop_Press/Stop_Press/ENGLISH_HERITAGE_TO_REVEAL_SLAVERY_AND_ABOLITIONIST_LINKS_TO_HERITAGE.html   (1030 words)

 Flickr: English Heritage
English Heritage is a public body with responsibility for all aspects of protecting and promoting the historic environment.
English Heritage is funded in part by the Government and in part from revenue earned from our historic properties and other services.
The work of English Heritage is overseen by a board of up to 16 Commissioners selected by the Government for the breadth of their national and regional expertise.
www.flickr.com /groups/35466872@N00   (273 words)

 English Roses   (Site not responding. Last check: )
English Roses, often called David Austin Roses, are a group of roses first introduced in 1969 by the English rose hybridizer David Austin.
Heritage is well-known for its strong, lemony scent.
Heritage is quite winter hardy (to USDA Zone 5.) Heritage is a descendant of the popular white floribunda 'Iceberg'.
www.mc.edu /~nettles/rofaq/rofaq-da.html   (2948 words)

 Avebury World Heritage Site Management Plan
The rest of the WHS is in multiple ownership and is an intensely farmed landscape with a thriving local village at the core of the area.
English Heritage, as the lead body developing Management Plans for World Heritage Sites in England, funded a collaborative project which developed the Management Plan for Avebury between September 1996 and August 1998.
The provision of an Avebury WHS Officer, funded by English Heritage and accommodated by Kennet District Council.
www.eng-h.gov.uk /archcom/projects/summarys/html98_9/2257aveb.htm   (2049 words)

 Lords Hansard text for 30 Jun 1997 (170630-08)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
English Heritage proposes that the A.344, which runs close to the great stones, should be closed and grassed over and 2,000 acres of Wiltshire downland should be restored to a natural setting.
The English Heritage scheme may have faults, particularly as the scaled down scheme does not address the long-term problem of the A.303, yet it is an attempt to deal with the present situation.
English Heritage should be encouraged to restart negotiations under the private finance initiative to involve a commercial company like Madame Tussauds to create a proper information centre and museum.
www.parliament.the-stationery-office.co.uk /pa/ld199798/ldhansrd/vo970630/text/70630-08.htm   (7485 words)

 The American Heritage Book of English Usage. 1996
This book is designed to inform you about current problems in English usage so you can make intelligent decisions when communicating.
A Practical and Authoritative Guide to Contemporary English
With a detailed look at grammar, style, diction, word formation, gender, social groups and scientific forms, this valuable reference work is ideal for students, writers, academicians and anybody concerned about proper writing style.
www.bartleby.com /64   (112 words)

 English Heritage Properties, Northumberland, UK - Visit Alnwick
With a savage and fearful past, the breathtaking Northumbrian coast is peppered with once magnificent castles - the following: Dunstanburgh, Warkworth and Tynemouth, are in the care of English Heritage.
Belsay Hall was rescued by English Heritage and saved for the nation to enjoy.
The gardens, some of which are in the shelter of the old quarry, grow many exotic and unusual plants and trees.
www.visitalnwick.org.uk /explore/english_heritage.htm   (1866 words)

 About Listed Buildings
English Heritage has the task of identifying and protecting this inheritance in England.
Occasionally English Heritage selects a building because the building has played a part in the life of a famous person, or as the scene for an important event.
English Heritage looks at individual buildings, hundreds of which are brought to their attention each year by members of the public.
www.heritage.co.uk /apavilions/glstb.html   (3898 words)

 The Founding of the American Republic - 2. The English Heritage   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Certainly, American colonists of the latter part of the eighteenth century readily identified the English Church and government with corruption - the Church with its pampered hierarchy and impoverished parish priests, and the government with its rotten boroughs and members of Parliament whose votes were bought by the monarch with sinecures.
Not all the affirmations of admiration for things English nor all the reliance on Britain should be taken at face value as indicating the real state of sentiment or that everything that was done was voluntary.
When the English Church broke from the Roman Church, the least changes were made in it of all the churches born out of the Protestant Reformation.
www.libertyhaven.com /theoreticalorphilosophicalissues/history/foundingamerican.html   (4185 words)

English Heritage is the Government's official adviser on all matters concerning heritage conservation, conservation areas, and the repair of historic buildings.
However, apart from recommendation, English Heritage are relatively powerless should any local authority for any reason abandon their duty to protect the built environment.
Archaeology and English Heritage: Agenda for the future The draft Research Agenda is now available in portable document format (pdf) to read on-line, print or download.
www.solarnavigator.net /english_heritage.htm   (1021 words)

 English Hertitage, Birmingham, West Midlands,UK
English Heritage invests over £35 million every year in the conservation of Britain's heritage.
Whilst the National Trust tend to concentrate on historic buildings too, as well as National Parks, English Heritage are involved in the preservation of ancient ruins as well as more recent campaigns to protect the National Inheritance in some of England's most deprived areas.
English Heritage historic properties have seen over 80 million visistors since 1990.
www.birminghamuk.com /englishheritage.htm   (116 words)

 Education English Heritage.org.uk - Typhoon.co.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: )
English to Latin httpUniversity of Notre Dame, is an English to Latin translation dictionary.
English Heritage, the caretaker of Stonehenge, is supportingscheme.
To be fair to English Heritage, it has a harder task to fulfil at Stonehengethreat to Stonehenge and its spirit of place.
www.typhoon.co.uk /directory/28179_education.html   (888 words)

Despite the grand statement as to protection of historic buildings, in fact English Heritage are relatively powerless to prevent any local authority abandoning their own duty to protect the built environment, as seen in the letter from Sir Neil Cossins.
Hence, if a local authority decide to turn a blind eye to their responsibility to the historic environment, as frequently happens and the example given herein demonstrates, historic buildings are at the mercy of planning committees who are in turn at the mercy of unbalanced or otherwise biased or incomplete reports by their officers.
The English Heritage strategy document produced in response to the MARS report and further information on the MARS project.
www.bushywood.com /english_heritage.htm   (947 words)

 Old English: American Heritage Language | Antimoon Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Due to the fact that the U.S. dates back to English colonization in the 1600's, it has been argued that the American dialect is actually a more archaic form of English than that which is spoken in England.
I have English heritage (a little), and I wonder how English people would react to me if I told them that the Old English language is my heritage language; the language some of my ancestors spoke.
So, my "heritage language" as you put it, is Old English (others as well, but Old English is the language a majority of my ancestors spoke).
www.antimoon.com /forum/2004/5036.htm   (976 words)

 English Heritage   (Site not responding. Last check: )
English Heritage has a highly specialised requirement for library services, and has developed its own internal library service to meet this need.
English Heritage, as an organisation, has very little contact with public libraries.
In these circumstances, I do not believe it would be appropriate for English Heritage as an organisation to contribute responses to your specific enquiries, or comment generally on the strength and weaknesses of public libraries.
panizzi.shef.ac.uk /library-review/organis/eng.html   (195 words)

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During 1998 English Heritage and the Wiltshire Police continued a constructive dialogue with most of the groups who had consistently shown interest in Stonehenge and in the performing of rituals there.
Things had progressed suffciently well to allow access to be granted for the Summer Solstice to a group of 100 who had applied to English Heritage.
But the general policy by the government caretaker, English Heritage, has been to keep tourists on a walkway that skirts the stone circle.
www.lycos.com /info/stonehenge--english-heritage.html   (515 words)

 Stonehenge saga   (Site not responding. Last check: )
English Heritage today (20 December 2000) completed the purchase of Countess East, Amesbury as the site for the new Stonehenge visitor centre.
English Heritage will be seeking opportunities to consult local people so that the end result will be a real asset to the local community as well as to Stonehenge.
None of the bidding consortia produced a scheme which satisfied all English Heritage’s criteria for a world-class heritage visitor centre, and the procurement process was closed down in July 2000.
www.britarch.ac.uk /stonehenge/stone22.html   (396 words)

 English Heritage   (Site not responding. Last check: )
He sent judges to English towns to record decisions of the courts.
So even though John was disliked, his reign established one of the most profound documents and leadership principles in English history.
Henry III - 1216-1272 Henry III, the son of John, was crowned at the age of 9 in 1216 and ruled for the next 56 years.
home.earthlink.net /~jimpool/genealogy/history/heritage1.html   (1133 words)

 English Heritage - Stonehenge & the History of England : English Heritage
English Heritage - Stonehenge and the History of England : English Heritage
English Heritage exists to protect and promote England's spectacular historic environment and ensure that its past is researched and understood.
Each English Heritage holiday cottage has a story to tell: its past inextricably linked with an historic house, a fortified castle or a great estate.
www.english-heritage.org.uk   (215 words)

 English Heritage Images of England: a searchable photographic archive of the historic buildings of England
English Heritage Images of England: a searchable photographic archive of the historic buildings of England
Images of England is a ‘point in time’ photographic library of England’s listed buildings, recorded at the turn of the 21st century.
You can view over 300,000 images of England’s built heritage from lamp posts to lavatories, phone boxes to toll booths, mile stones to gravestones, as well as thousands of bridges, historic houses and churches.
www.imagesofengland.org.uk   (269 words)

 English Heritage - North Northumberland
Surely visitors to the North East cannot fail to notice the predominance of English Heritage properties.
Indeed some of the country's most important cultural, social and religious heritage is founded in the region.
English Heritage is the government's representive for safeguarding the nation's heritage.
www.holy-island.info /englishheritage   (143 words)

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) was unable to support an application from the Ruskin Museum in Cumbria for the acquisition, restoration and display of the Bluebird K7 to full working order in March 2005.
We have advised the applicant – the Ruskin Museum - that a conservation-led approach towards the restoration of Bluebird K7, leading to an interesting display in controlled conditions at the Ruskin Museum and celebrating the achievements she represents, is more likely to attract HLF funding support in the future.
A bid for £940,000 of Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) money was rejected in March 2005 on the basis a restored boat would be a replica rather than a piece of history.
www.speedace.info /heritage_lottery_fund.htm   (2376 words)

 English Heritage: 5 Jul 2004: Written answers (TheyWorkForYou.com)
Following the recommendations of the 2002 quinquennial review, English Heritage is strengthening its regional presence.
In addition to retaining its nine regional offices, English Heritage is appointing four new Territory Directors (north, south, east and west).
This is intended to improve the regional focus of English Heritage activities and strengthen the relationship between national objectives and the needs of regions.
www.theyworkforyou.com /wrans/?id=2004-07-05.451W.3   (172 words)

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