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Publications for Sale

The Norwich Society publishes its member magazine 'Aspects of Norwich' twice a year and aims to produce at least one additional single-subject publication each year.

These are sent to our members for free, while non-members can purchase many of our publications from City Bookshop on Davey Place and Jarrold on Exchange Street in Norwich city centre, and online from City Bookshop.

For further information please contact us.


ASPECTS OF NORWICH SERIES

Price: £3.50 / £5

Editor: Paul Burall / David Bussey

Aspects of Norwich is the Society's membership magazine, produced twice a year (spring and autumn) and includes a variety of topics about Norwich's history and the influences that are making today's city. Each edition contains a series of well written and illustrated articles by knowledgeable contributors looking at both well-known and more obscure aspects of the city's landscape.

Available from City Bookshop and Jarrold

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THE ARCHITECTS OF NORWICH: NORWICH IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY

Price: £5

Jon Boon RIBA

A wide range of high quality architecture has been constructed in Norwich since the turn of this century, from iconic landmarks such as The Forum to brownfield developments which have transformed the city centre such as Chantry Place (formerly Chapelfield). Norwich has a unique and historic centre, and this booklet brings together some of the best examples of modern design which will become the city’s legacy for the future.

Available from City Bookshop and Jarrold from May 2021

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NORWICH LEADING THE WAY: SOCIAL HOUSING

Price: £3.50

Authors: Mary Ash and Paul Burall

From the founding of The Great Hospital in 1249 and the employer-provided homes of the 19th century to the pioneering 20th century Mile Cross estate and the Stirling Price nominated Goldsmith Street passivhaus development completed in 2019, Norwich has for centuries been a leader in meeting the perennial need for social housing.

Available from City Bookshop and Jarrold

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THE ARCHITECTS OF NORWICH: EDWARD BOARDMAN AND VICTORIAN NORWICH

Price: £5

Authors: David Bussey and Eleanor Martin

In the second half of the nineteenth century, local architect Edward Boardman, joined later by his son, played a central role in the transformation of Norwich from an essentially medieval city to one that met the new demands of Victorian life. This booklet explores the firm's wide-ranging designs, many of which can still be seen on the streets of the city, and tells the story not just of the buildings but also of an extraordinary group of powerful Norwich businessmen and industrialists.

Available from City Bookshop and Jarrold

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JOHN MORAY-SMITH

Price: £3

Author: Paul Burall

The eccentric Norwich artist who brought individuality to our pubs with extraordinary panels showing local scenes through the ages is described, along with his surviving work.

Available from City Bookshop

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THE ARCHITECTS OF NORWICH - GEORGE JOHN SKIPPER, 1856-1948

Price: £2

Authors: David Bussey and Eleanor Martin

This is a guide to ten remarkable commercial buildings George Skipper designed in Norwich city centre during a spectacularly creative decade (1896-1906). Extensive narrative illustrated with photographs.

Available from City Bookshop

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THE CAPTAIN AND THE NORWICH PARKS

Price: £10

Author: A.P. Anderson

This is a 76 page book of photographs and extensive narrative on the history and construction of four major public parks in Norwich - Eaton, Waterloo, Wensum and Heigham, and the Parks Superintendent who supervised their construction, Captain Sandys-Winsch.

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THE BLUEBELL ALLOTMENTS

Price: £3

In 1924, Norwich Corporation set up an Allotment Committee to create new sites including, in 1924, the Bluebell Allotments. Extensive narrative illustrated with photographs.

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