Books published by Cobham Heritage
Cobham Heritage is pleased to offer the four book set of our "A Guide and History" books for the price of three. This special offer will be available for all orders of the bundle placed before midnight on Friday 31st December 2021. The set would make an ideal Christmas gift.
The four book set covers the most interesting and historic areas of Cobham and Downside. These books include many photographs that illustrate how Cobham has changed over the years.
Even if you already have one of the books from the set, buying the set would provide another copy which would be an ideal Christmas gift for a friend or a member of your family.
The bundle includes four individual softback A5 size books:-
All the books have been written by the local historian David C, Taylor MA, PhD, FSA and are generously illustrated with old photographs.
To ensure you receive your books before Christmas, please order as soon as possible.
The ancient parish of Cobham was once made up of three individual settlements or tithings. These were Church Cobham, Downside and Street Cobham. Earlier books in this series have featured Church Cobham and Downside as well as the Tilt, and this book completes the series by providing a brief history of Street Cobham highlighting the history and historic buildings of this important part of Cobham.
Generously illustrated with many old photographs.
Softback with 70 pages - Book size A5
Author: David C. Taylor MA, PhD, FSA
First Published: Dec 2020
This book published by the Cobham Conservation & Heritage Trust has been so popular we have had to have a third print run. It provides a brief history of the Cobham Tilt conservation area and includes a guide which takes the reader on a circular route around the Tilt. The book includes many old photographs and introduces the reader to some of the historical buildings which occupy this attractive conservation area.
Softback with 60 pages - Book size A5
Author: David C. Taylor
First Published: 2010
This book published by the Cobham Conservation & Heritage Trust provides a brief history of the Downside area and includes a guide which takes the reader on a circular route around Downside and introduces them to some of the historical buildings which occupy this attractive conservation area. Generously illustrated with many old photographs.
Softback with 57 pages - Book size A5
First Published: 2014
This book published by the Cobham Conservation & Heritage Trust provides a brief history and guide of Church Cobham, another one of Cobham treasured conservation areas. The book includes a guide which takes the reader on a circular route around Church Cobham and introduces them to some of Cobham's oldest historical buildings which occupy this attractive historical area. Generously illustrated with many old photographs.
Softback with 50 pages - Book size A5
First Published: 2018
Leaflet with a map which guides the reader on a walk through the four conservation area of Cobham which can be completed as a single circuit in 1.5 hours or as three loops:-
First published in September 2006
Folded size A5.
Many Cobham residents will remember the Dawson Strange Photography shop in Between Streets and before that in Anyards Road.
Dawson Strange closed in 2006 when Eric Strange retired but Eric Strange has been busy going through his back catalogue to create a new book called "Cobham's Strange Photography" which features much of Cobham's well known local built and natural environment, its commerce and the people who helped mould Cobham into the place we know and love today, as well as the places that are no more.
First published in 2012
Hardback book with 112 pages of colour photographs.
Book size: 25.7 x 25.7 x 1.3 cm.
A nostalgic, poignant and insightful view of Cobham and the surrounding villages during the Great War, with interesting anecdotes and rare photographs. This social history has been combined with a Roll of Honour recognising the local men who died in the service of their country.
Published by the Cobham Conservation Heritage - December 2019
Hardback book with 522 pages, featuring colour and black & white photographs.
Book size: Royal
Green Flag Award
Open Spaces Award