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By Michael Johnson

From its origins as one of many premiere centres of studying in Christendom to its commercial triumph because the ‘largest shipbuilding city within the world’, Sunderland has a wealthy and sundry heritage. This striking tale is embodied within the structures that experience formed the town. Sunderland in 50 constructions explores the background of this bright neighborhood via analysing a range of its maximum architectural treasures. From the Saxon church of St Peter to the fashionable Stadium of sunshine, this distinct examine celebrates Sunderland’s architectural background in a brand new and obtainable way.

Architectural historian Michael Johnson courses the reader on a journey of the city’s ancient constructions and sleek architectural marvels. The church buildings, theatres, pubs, and cinemas of Sunderland’s business heyday are tested along the leading edge constructions of a twenty-first-century urban. Informative entries are prepared chronologically and a specifically designed map seems to be at the start of the quantity to teach the place every one development is found. The textual content is illustrated with color images and archival pictures showcasing the simplest of Sunderland’s heritage.

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