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  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.
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.
English Heritage is thus an unelected quango with a considerable degree of power and access to public money derived from taxation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/English_Heritage   (351 words)

  
 England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
England is named after the Angles, from the German region Angeln, one of a number of Germanic tribes who settled there in the 5th and 6th centuries.
Since the term "English" explicitly refers to peoples who arrived on the island of Great Britain relatively recently, it is anachronistic to talk of England's prehistory or ancient history which, though rich and interesting, are properly dealt with as part of the history of the island of Great Britain as a whole.
The list of England's largest cities is much debated because in British English the normal meaning of city is "a continuously built up urban area"; these are hard to define and various other definitions are preferred by some people to boost the ranking of their own city.
www.sevenhills.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/England   (4365 words)

  
 CULTURE OF ENGLAND FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
English art is a term referring to a vast body of art originating from the geographical region presently referred to as England.
It is often considered that English landscape painting typifies English art, mirroring as it does the development of the country house and its landscaping.
England abounds with folklore, in all forms, from such obvious manifestations as the traditional semi-mystical Arthurian legends and semi-historical Robin_Hood tales, to contemporary urban myths and facets of cryptozoology such as the Beast_of_Bodmin_Moor.
www.flowergods.com /Culture_of_England   (897 words)

  
 England|English Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
'''England''' is a country or nation of northwest Europe, and the largest, the most populous, and the most densely populated of the four constituent parts of the United Kingdom.
England is named after the Angles, one of a number of Germanic tribes who settled there in the 5th century5th and 6th century6th centuries.
The list of England's largest cities is much debated because in British English the normal meaning of city is "a continously built up urban area"; these are hard to define and various other definitions are preferred by some people to boost the ranking of their own city.
www.echostatic.com /England|English.html   (4375 words)

  
 Properties
English words with uncommon properties For the purposes of this article, any word which has appeared in a recognised gen...
Properties In information processing, properties are transmitted by objects and received by observers.
Properties of the Vatican Properties of the Lateran Treaty.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /topics/properties.html   (300 words)

  
 William III of England
Born a member of the House of Orange-Nassau, William III won the English, Scottish and Irish Crowns following the Glorious Revolution, during which his uncle and father-in-law, James II, was deposed.
In England, Scotland and Ireland, ruled jointly with his wife, Mary II, until her death on 28 December 1694.
Many Protestants heralded him as a champion of their Faith; it was partly due to such a reputation that he was able to take the Crown of England, many of whose people were fervent anti-Catholics (though his army and fleet, the biggest since the Armada, provided more cogent reasons for his success).
www.kiwipedia.com /william-iii-of-england.html   (250 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)

  
 english heritage
English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body (an oversimplification, see their text below).
It is possible for members of the public to join English Heritage: membership confers benefits (such as free admission to properties) but does not give the member a say in the running of the organization, which is a direct result of government policy.
To some, English Heritage are thus an unelected quango with a considerable degree of power and access to public money derived directly or indirectly from taxation, who are empowered to charge admission fees to properties which they have acquired to (amongst others) taxpayers who are already paying for them.
www.fact-library.com /english_heritage.html   (354 words)

  
 ENGLISH HERITAGE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
English Heritage is the national body created by Parliament in 1984 charged with the protection of the historic environment and with promoting public understanding and enjoyment of it.
We are the Government's official adviser on all matters concerning heritage conservation, provide substantial funding for archaeology, conservation areas, and the repair of historic buildings, and are responsible for some 400 historic properties in the nation's care.
English Heritage are charged with caring for Stonehenge and are committed to its conservation, good management and preservation for future generations.
www.eng-h.gov.uk /stoneh/eh.htm   (141 words)

  
 Hadrian's Wall
Hadrian's Wall was a stone and turf fortification, built by the Romanss across the width of Great Britain to prevent military raids by the Pictish tribes of Scotland to the north.
The name is also sometimes used as a euphemism for the border between Scotland and England, despite it not following the modern border.
Hadrian's Wall ran for 120 km, virtually due West, from Wallsend on the River Tyne to the shore of the Solway Firth.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/hadrian_s_wall   (735 words)

  
 The English Heritage Archaeology & Survey Department home page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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.
Archaeology and English Heritage: Agenda for the future (pdf) The draft Research Agenda is now available in portable document format (pdf) to read on-line, print or download.
The English Heritage strategy document produced in response to the MARS report and further information on the MARS project.
www.eng-h.gov.uk /welcome.htm   (1002 words)

  
 Untitled Document
A census, taken in 1860, shows that the amount of livestock, kept by both the English and French farmers, was approximately the same.
The English residents of Brunswick did not approve of such playful behavior but could do little to keep the Francos from their celebrations.
The English, who for the most part lived at the upper end of Maine Street, would meet the French halfway and challenge them to a fight.
francoamericanconnection.com /documents/Emily-Williams-essay.htm   (3839 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)

  
 Stone Pages Archaeo News: English Heritage at risk?
English Heritage would be left with little except its role of running the listings system for preserving old buildings and advising the government on the historic environment.
English Heritage is opposed to any move to divest it of historic sites, pointing out that the National Trust would need massive public funds to take on the extra work.
Critics of Jowell may suggest that she is seeking to demolish English Heritage because it has repeatedly stood in the way of what the government claims are necessary building schemes.
www.stonepages.com /news/archives/001199.html   (528 words)

  
 English Heritage in Cumbria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
English Heritage is concerned with every building and site in the country which contributes to our historic environment and our understanding of the past.
It is directly responsible for 408 historic properties representing every aspect of the history of England, expressed in earthworks, dolmen, henges, stone circles, magnificent Roman remains, medieval castles, abbeys, houses and gardens.
English Heritage also cares for Hadrian's Wall, which stretches from Bowness in Solway (West of Carlisle), to Wallsend near Newcastle.
www.visitcumbria.com /engher.htm   (199 words)

  
 Hadrian's Wall - Biocrawler definition:Hadrian's Wall - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The name is also sometimes used as a euphemism for the border between Scotland and England, despite its not following the modern border.
English Heritage describes it as "the most important monument built by the Romans in Britain".
The A69 and B6318 roads largely follow the course of the wall as it starts in Newcastle-on-Tyne to Carlisle, then on round the northern coast of Cumbria.
www.biocrawler.com /biowiki/Hadrian's_Wall   (1620 words)

  
 English Heritage - North Northumberland
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.
And in doing so you will be helping us in our mission to preserve England's heritage.
www.holy-island.info /englishheritage   (143 words)

  
 Visit England and Britain.Cheap ways to visit historic heritage buildings and tourist attractions.UK tourism
English Heritage cares for Castles and other ancient building and sites in England.
This gives free entry to all properties belonging to the National Trust, the National Trust for Scotland, English Heritage, Cadw, and privately owned houses: Blenheim Palace, Beaulieu, Broadlands, Castle Howard, Chatsworth, Harewood House, Warwick Castle, Woburn Abbey, and houses in the Historic Houses Association, Historic Scotland group, and Historic Royal Palaces Agency.
It is also possible to join English Heritage for a year, giving free access for one year from the date of joining to their sites.
www.soon.org.uk /britchep.htm   (954 words)

  
 Welcome to Heritage Open Days
Heritage Open Days celebrates England's fantastic architecture and culture by offering free access to properties that are usually closed to the public or normally charge for admission.
Free of charge and literally on people's doorstep, Heritage Open Days is an event for everyone, whatever their background, age and ability.
Co-ordinated nationally by the Civic Trust in partnership with English Heritage, the event thrives on the enthusiasm and expertise of local people.
www.heritageopendays.org   (348 words)

  
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A significant portion of the wall still exists, particularly the mid-section, and for much of its length, the wall can be followed on foot.
It is the most popular tourist attraction in Northern England, where it is often known simply as the Roman Wall.
The wall is entirely in England and south of the border with Scotland by 15 km in the west and 110 km in the east.
en-cyclopedia.com /wiki/Hadrian's_Wall   (665 words)

  
 English in TutorGig Encyclopedia
English law is the law of England and Wales, rather than Scotland and Northern Ireland.
A Dictionary of the English Language, one of the most influential dictionary dictionaries in the history of the English language, was prepared by Samuel Johnson and published on April 15 1755.
The Sound Pattern of English is a work on phonology a branch of linguistics by Noam Chomsky and Morris..., and yields the corresponding phonemic output.
www.tutorgig.com /es/English/12   (902 words)

  
 English Heritage
English Heritage is the independent, but government-sponsored body responsible for the historic environment of England.
It aims to protect and present architectural and archaeological heritage for the benefit and enjoyment of all.
English Heritage is also involved in the listing of buildings and the designation of conservation areas whilst maintaining the 'Buildings at risk' register.
www.london-footprints.co.uk /artengheritage.htm   (434 words)

  
 English Heritage
English Heritage is the official government agency charged with looking after, well, English heritage!
What this means in practice is that English Heritage performs archaeological excavations, preserves ancient monuments and buildings, and administers heritage sites.
Many of the most famous historic buildings and monuments in Britain (Stonehenge, for example) are under the care of English Heritage.
www.britainexpress.com /english-heritage.htm   (395 words)

  
 England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
} England is one of the four constituent parts of the United Kingdom (along with Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales).
England is named after the Angles, from the German region Angeln, one of a number of Germanic tribes who settled there in the 5th century
The two traditional symbols of England are the St. George's cross (the English flag) and the Three Lions coat of arms (both are pictured above), derived from the great Norman powers that formed the monarchy - the Cross of Aquitaine and the Lions of Anjou.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/E/England.htm   (4337 words)

  
 GENUKI: Devon - Genealogy
"A county of England, reaching from the Bristol to the English Channel, and bounded by Cornwall, and Somersetshire, and Dorsetshire.
The large English Parish Records Collection, 1269-1930, at the Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada "consists of microfilm copies of records of many parishes in the South West of England, particularly the counties of Devon, Dorset, Somerset and Hampshire.
Devon's coastal and overseas fisheries and New England migration, 1597-1642.
genuki.cs.ncl.ac.uk /DEV   (11021 words)

  
 The Surrounding Attractions of Stratford-upon-Avon
The Palace, designed by Sir John Vanbrugh, and one of the finest examples of English Baroque, is set in 2100 acres of parkland landscaped by Capability Brown.
The Heritage Motor Centre at Gaydon is the largets purpose-designed road transport museum in the UK and houses the world's biggest collection of historic British cars.
In the heart of the England's Black Country it is a wonderfully realistic example of a town and whole working environment experienced in the industrial revolution.
www.stratford-upon-avon.co.uk /soaenv.htm   (1061 words)

  
 English Heritage CD-ROM
The premier government organization concerned with preserving England's historic buildings and monuments.
This is the first time that every English Heritage site has been presented on CD-ROM, with interactive, photographed virtual tours for over 100 of the main sites across the country.
Full coverage, descriptions, and examples of English Heritage's best art and architecture collections.
www.britainexpress.com /English_Heritage_CD.htm   (361 words)

  
 David's Daily Diversions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Many of the great historic sites of England are under the care of English Heritage.
In fact, English Heritage is so steeped in history, its website will not work with the Firefox browser.
According to Government plans to be published next week, the EH properties would be given to the National Trust.
www.holford.org.uk /mt/archives/000681.html   (565 words)

  
 English Heritage on Almondnet
Property that is or can be inherited; an inheritance.
Archaeology Division: The department of English Heritage responsible for providing advice and expertise in archaeology and archaeological science.
Archaeology and English Heritage: Agenda for the future (pdf) The draft...
www.mynorfolk.co.uk /norfolk/english_heritage.html   (426 words)

  
 Heritage Trust of Lincolnshire
Heritage Lincolnshire's spring edition of "Lincs with the Past" is out.
We are committed to preserving and presenting the heritage of the county but we need your support and enthusiasm to help us.
Heritage Lincolnshire is an independent charitable trust working to promote and enhance Lincolnshire's rich heritage for the benefit of local people and visitors.
www.lincsheritage.org   (478 words)

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