A Firm Foundation

We really know about historic interiors. Our recreations are firmly based on decades of specialist research and study, and the examination of original decoration and furnishings.

Here are some of Charles Kightly's qualifications and publications.

 

Historical Tourism and Guidebooks

The Treasures of Lincolnshire ( 50 Lincolnshire Churches )
Lincolnshire County Council, 1990

Churches of North-West Lincolnshire
West Lindsey District Council, 1990-1

Churches of the Western Wolds
West Lindsey District Council, 1991

Publicity leaflets for all monuments in the care of Cadw: Welsh Historic Monuments
Four times reissued annually 1995-8

Mediaeval Denbighshire
Denbighshire County Council, 1998 (twice reprinted to date)
New edition 2007

Denbighshire People and Places
Denbighshire County Council, 1999

Understanding Lincolnshire Church Interiors
Church Tourism Network 2000

Castles of the North-East Borderlands
Denbighshire/ Flintshire/ Wrexham Councils, 2002

Sacred Places of the North-East Borderlands
Denbighshire/ Flintshire/ Wrexham Councils, 2002

St.Michael’s, Discoed, Radnorshire: A History and Guide (2003)

Dinas Bran Castle: A Guide
Denbighshire County Council, 2003


Historical Text Editor: English Heritage Members Handbook, 2006-7; 2007-8; 2008-9, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12. Fully revised version, 2012-3 . Continued 2013-4, 2014-5, 2015-6

Historical Text Editor: English Heritage Group Visits Guide, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-3, 2013-4, 2014-5, 2015-6

Farleigh Hungerford Castle: English Heritage Guidebook, 2006, reprinted 2012

'A View of Denbighshire' : County Guide
August 2007

Nantclwyd y dre: A detailed history [with Christopher J.Williams]
September 2007

The Interaction of Walraversijde Mariners with England c.1377-1500
Research report for Province of West Flanders as part of the European INTEREG IV A project Heritage and Maritime Memories in the 2 Seas Region.
November 2009

Pirates, Traders and Fishermen of Flanders
Revised report. For Province of West Flanders as part of the European INTEREG IV A project Heritage and Maritime Memories in the 2 Seas Region.
October 2011.

Berry Pomeroy Castle, Devon: English Heritage Guidebook, published 2011

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