Guidebooks by Sir Charles Peers

(1933)

(1933)

Sir Charles Peers was the Chief Inspector of Ancient Monuments and initiated the guidebooks to historic monuments (in England and Wales). It should be noted that several are sites in Yorkshire: Byland, Helmsley, Kirkham, Middleham, Richmond, and Rievaulx.

It is notable that some of these guides continued as English Heritage guides (e.g. Finchale Priory).

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