Describes and illustrates a series of local features that played a part in Crosby's history. The first part of this book offers a commentary on different aspects of Crosby's development, while the second part explores the different types of building materials found in Crosby as well as signs, dates, and inscriptions.
Mike Stammers is a former museum curator and has written several titles for Tempus including Liverpool Docks and End of Voyages: The Afterlife of a Ship.
Acknowledgements Introduction Part One Some Aspects of the Development of Crosby 1. The Shore and the Dunes 2. Rural Crosby 3. Villas and Semis 4. Commerce and Transport 5. Institutions and Amenities Part Two The Building Materials of Crosby and District 6. Timber 7. Stone and Slate 8. Bricks 9. Concrete, Glass, Steel, Cast Iron and Other Metallic Substances 10. Signs, Dates and Inscriptions Bibliography