Today! Locality and Region Seminar: paper on vernacular architecture of the North Riding

11 December, 2012 - 17:15
Gordon Room, Senate House, University of London

The impact of dairy exports from the Tees to London on vernacular architecture in the North Riding of Yorkshire 1450-1750.

All are welcome to hear this paper by Barry Harrison.  Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Local and Regional History,  Department of Continuing Education, University of Leeds, 1966-1999 (retd.). Founder member of Cleveland & Teesside Local History Society and Yorkshire Vernacular Buildings Study Group.  Member of Vernacular Architecture Group  since 1973 (President 1992-1995).  Publications include: Guisborough Before 1914, The North York Moors: A Landscape History and  The Vernacular Buildings of  North Yorkshire and Cleveland (with Barbara Hutton). Currently researching the sea-borne trade of the Tees and its impact on local rural and urban communities between 1660 and 1750.