The destruction meted out on Britain's city center during the 20th century, by the combined efforts of the Luftwaffe and brutalist city planners, is legendary. Medieval churches, Tudor alleyways, Georgian terraces, and Victorian theatres vanished forever, to be replaced by a gruesome landscape of concrete office blocks and characterless shopping malls. Now, for the first time, architectural historian Gavin Stamp shows exactly what has been lost. Reproduced in this haunting volume are hundreds of top-quality photographs of ...

Britain's Lost Cities 2008, Aurum Press, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781845132644