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Here is a list of books for Cheshire that you may find useful.

Cheshire books: Maps

Cheshire County Atlas (A-Z County Atlas)
Cheshire County Atlas (A-Z County Atlas)

This spiral bound county atlas of Cheshire has 208 pages of coloured street mapping that feature all the major towns and villages. Also included are 8 pages of road mapping covering the whole county.

There is continuous street map coverage extending from Chester to:

Ellesmere Port, Neston, Bebington, Birkenhead, Wallasey, Hoylake, Frodsham, Runcorn, Widnes, Warrington, Altrincham, Sale, Manchester International Airport, Cheadle, Stockport, Denton, Hyde, Stalybridge, Wilmslow, Alderley Edge and Macclesfield.
There are separate coverages each of Northwich, Crewe, Nantwich, Congleton, Winsford, Alsager, Sandbach, Knutsford and all the other towns and larger villages in the county.

There are large scale street maps of the centres of Chester, Altrincham and Stockport.

Postcode districts, one-way streets and safety camera locations with their maximum speed limit are featured on the street mapping. Safety camera locations are also featured on the road mapping.

The index section lists streets, selected flats, walkways and places of interest, junction, place and area names and railway stations. There is a separate list of hospitals and hospices covered by this atlas.

Price: £7.16

Publication: 20 Mar 2009

Cheshire County Atlas (A-Z County Atlas)   Cheshire County Atlas (A-Z County Atlas)

Philip's Street Atlas Cheshire
Philip's Street Atlas Cheshire

This fully revised street atlas of Cheshire gives comprehensive and detailed coverage of the county. The route planner shows all the A and B roads, and can be used when driving to get close to the destination before turning to the relevant large-scale street map.The street maps show every named road, street and lane very clearly, with major roads picked out in colour. The maps are at a standard scale of 3.5 inches to 1 mile, and show postcode boundaries. Chester city centre is also shown at 7 inches to 1 mile.Other information on the maps includes car parks, railway and bus stations, post offices, schools, colleges, hospitals, police and fire stations, places of worship, leisure centres, footpaths and bridleways, camping and caravan sites, golf courses, and many other places of interest. This edition includes the latest fixed single and multiple speed-camera locations, with corresponding speed limits.The comprehensive index lists street names and postcodes, plus schools, hospitals, railway stations, shopping centres and other such features picked out in red, with other places of interest shown in blue.

Price: £7.19

Publication: 4 Oct 2010 [Spiral-Bound]

Philip's Street Atlas Cheshire   Philip's Street Atlas Cheshire

Cheshire books: History & Heritage

Cheshire: The Buildings of England (Pevsner Architectural Guides: Buildings of England)
Cheshire: The Buildings of England (Pevsner Architectural Guides: Buildings of England)

This is a comprehensive guide to the buildings of Cheshire in all their variety, from Pennine villages to coastal plains and seaside resorts. Chester, the regional capital and cathedral city, is famous for its Roman walls and black-and-white timber architecture, its noble Neoclassical monuments, and its unique medieval shopping 'rows' with their upper walkways. But Cheshire is also a major industrial county, with spectacular and internationally significant mills and canal structures. Specialist settlements include the famous railway borough of Crewe, the salt towns of Nantwich, Northwich and Middlewich, and Lord Leverhulme's celebrated garden suburb at Port Sunlight.

Price: £24.50

Publication: 2 Sep 2011

Cheshire: The Buildings of England (Pevsner Architectural Guides: Buildings of England)   Cheshire: The Buildings of England (Pevsner Architectural Guides: Buildings of England)

The Cheshire Regiment (Images of England)
The Cheshire Regiment (Images of England)

This book provides a photographic history of one of England's oldest un-amalgamated Country Regiments. Formed in 1689 the Regiment served widely at home and around the world in India, the Far East, the Mediterranean, North America, the Caribbean and Antarctica. Beginning in 1858, it highlights Victorian and Edwardian service in Malta, New Brunswick, Burma and India. During the First World War, the Regiment, greatly expanded to thirty-eight Battalions, serving throughout the war on the Western Front and at various times in the Mediterranean, Gallipoli, Egypt, Mesopotamia, Salonika and Macedonia. In the inter-war years the Regiment served at home and overseas in India, Palestine and Malta. During the Second World War the Cheshire's served in France during 1940, in Malta, North Africa, the Middle East in PAI Force and in North West Europe from June 1944 until the end of the war. Post-war service included Palestine, Egypt, Malaysia, Cyprus with the UN, Germany, Ireland, Belize and Hong Kong. The 200 photographs contained in this book are drawn from the regimental archives and highlight the diverse activities and places associated with the Cheshire Regiment over the past 150 years during times of peace and war. Dr Ronald Barr is a senior lecturer in history at Chester College and is Director of the College's Military Studies programme which is taught at the Cheshire Military Museum He has a long-standing interest in military history and his previous works include: The Progressive Army: US Army Command and Administration.

Price: £12.99

Publication: August 15, 2003 [Paperback]

The Cheshire Regiment (Images of England)   The Cheshire Regiment (Images of England)

Cheshire books: Walking and Tours

Cheshire - A Dog Walker's Guide
Cheshire - A Dog Walker's Guide

The 20 circular routes in this book have been designed with maximum off-lead time and minimum exposure to roads. Each walk has information on the distance and terrain, livestock likely to be encountered, number and type of stiles en route and, in an emergency, the nearest veterinary surgery.

Price: £6.39

Publication: 14 May 2012

Cheshire - A Dog Walker's Guide   Cheshire - A Dog Walker's Guide

Cheshire and the Gritstone Edge: Walks (Crimson Short Walks)
Cheshire and the Gritstone Edge: Walks (Crimson Short Walks)

Cheshire is an ideal county to explore on foot. Rocky rivers and broad river valleys form natural routes for the walker. A landscape of rich agricultural land, woodland and lowland heath coupled with the rugged and spectacular scenery of the Pennine Moors. Historic Chester is featured in one of the walks and it provides a great opportunity to explore the city's many historic delights. Canals are a familiar feature of the county, a reminder of its proximity to the centres of the Industrial revolution in the north west. Throughout this guide the walks take full advantage of the many and diverse features of one of the oldest counties in England. Going for a longer holiday or want more Cheshire walks? Pathfinder Guides are Britain's best loved walking guides. They are the perfect companion for country walks throughout Britain. Each title features 28 circular walks with easy-to-follow route descriptions, all tried and tested by seasoned walkers. The routes range from extended strolls to exhilarating hikes, so there is something for everyone.

Price: £7.59

Publication: 15 Feb 2011 [Paperback]

Cheshire and the Gritstone Edge: Walks (Crimson Short Walks)   Cheshire and the Gritstone Edge: Walks (Crimson Short Walks)

Historic Walks in Cheshire: A Collection of 20 Scenic Walks (Cicerone British Walking)
Historic Walks in Cheshire: A Collection of 20 Scenic Walks (Cicerone British Walking)

Guidebook to 20 walks around some of the countryside and historical heritage of Cheshire. In a little over 2000 sq km, Cheshire offers much of what is best about traditional England with over 3500km of fine walking on public rights of way that range from the wild, upland landscape of the Peak District to lush riverside pastures and meadows of the plain. It also offers charming villages, friendly towns, famous stately homes, glorious gardens, fascinating museums and one of Europe's most historic and popular cities, Chester itself. The routes, described and illustrated with OS mapping and colour photographs, attempt to reveal some of the splendours of this land of the 'brindled cat'.

Price: £8.40

Publication: 1 July 2003 [Paperback]

Historic Walks in Cheshire: A Collection of 20 Scenic Walks (Cicerone British Walking)   Historic Walks in Cheshire: A Collection of 20 Scenic Walks (Cicerone British Walking)

Lancashire & Cheshire (AA 50 Walks Series)
Lancashire & Cheshire (AA 50 Walks Series)

Walking is one of Britain's favourite leisure activities, and this guide features a variety of mapped walks to suit all abilities. The book features all the practical detail you need, accompanied by fascinating background reading on the history and wildlife of Lancashire and Cheshire, as well as other local points of interest. All walks are annotated with places to visit along the way, including tea rooms and pubs, with extra details on their character and the food on offer. Every walk is given a summary of distance, time, gradient, level of difficulty, type of surface and access, landscape, dog friendliness, parking and public toilets.

Price: £7.19

Publication: 28 Feb 2009

Lancashire & Cheshire (AA 50 Walks Series)   Lancashire & Cheshire (AA 50 Walks Series)

Pub Walks in Cheshire
Pub Walks in Cheshire

Features circular walks around Cheshire, starting and finishing at a good local pub.

Price: £7.99

Publication: 26 Mar 2007 [Paperback]

Pub Walks in Cheshire   Pub Walks in Cheshire

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