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Lynn at Crosby beach

Lynn and friend at Crosby beach, August 2007. The iron man is one of the 100 figures of Antony Gormley's Another Place, installed in June 2005.

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Site updated 30 July 2013
LATEST NEWS  
Catch up with all the news about her forthcoming book on brewing industry architecture - read Lynn's Built for Brewing blog    
 Field Guide to Postwar Murals now available as an iBook for iPad/iPhone for £1.49!

Read Lynn's article 'From the pavilion end: cricket's architectural heritage' in the Summer 2012 edition of English Heritage's Conservation Bulletin, available as a free download from the EH website.  
'Britain's Historic Cricket Pavilions' is Lynn's article in the July 2012 issue of Context, the Journal of the Institute of Historic Building Conservation - read the issue free on the IHBC website  
Lynn presented her paper 'The Architecture of Cricket: Pavilions Home and Away' on 2 September 2011 at the British Society of Sports History Annual Conference in London. Download the text here


Lynn's reports written for the BHS Brewing Industry Project, funded by English Heritage, can now be downloaded from the English Heritage website. A new book by Lynn on the history and heritage of breweries is due in 2013-14.  

Lynn Pearson is an independent architectural historian, writer and photographer specialising in postwar decorative arts, architectural ceramics, the brewing industry and sporting architecture. She has been based in Newcastle upon Tyne since 1984. She has published nineteen books, including pioneering works on seaside architecture, the architectural history of British breweries, and the architecture of cooperative living, and over fifty articles, reports and conference papers. She studied at the universities of Warwick, Birmingham and Newcastle upon Tyne, and has been a Research Fellow at the Centre for Urban and Regional Studies, University of Birmingham, and the School of Art _ Design, University of Wolverhampton. Her Tile Gazetteer: A Guide to British Tile and Architectural Ceramics Locations (Richard Dennis, 2005), written for the Tiles and Architectural Ceramics Society was runner-up and highly commended in the 2005 Nielsen BookData National Reference Book of the Year Awards.        Blue House Books website

Played in Tyne and Wear cover
Played in Tyne and Wear, a study of sporting architectural heritage in the northeast, was published by English Heritage in September 2010; it is part of the groundbreaking Played in Britain series.
From the reviews: '...a revelation....' 'Fantastic photos, and an easy, well informed read. Good to see English Heritage addressing the interests of ordinary folk.' (Amazon) 'A marvellous new book' 'profusely illustrated with fantastic archive images and detailed mapping' (Paul Joannou, Newcastle v Sunderland match programme 31 October 2010) Text is...'delightfully full and informative' (Keith Gregson, International Journal of the History of Sport, vol 28, no 18, 2011, pp2772-4)

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