The Society's publications

The following titles are currently available:

Old Blockley in pictures (cover)
Old Blockley in Pictures
New edition, 2014
Ed. Gill Linley
92pp including nearly 200 photographs

The story of how Blockley fought to save its last shop, only to find that - six years later - it had to build a new one.

Pamela Readhead & Robert Willott, 2014
Hardback, with many photographs by Alan & Christina Thornton, and featuring interviews with Chris Grimes and Oliver Lincoln.

Northwick cover

Northwick Park
The fascinating history of this Cotswold mansion and its owners from the Rushouts to the Spencer-Churchills
Richard A Bertocci, 2014
144pp hardback, illustrated.

Blockley Through Twelve Centuries
H. E. M. Icely, new edition revised and updated by Jeremy Bourne, 2013.
248pp hardback including 28 pages of photographs: £14.99.
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Rebuilding Blockley
Robert Willott, reprinted 2022.
The story of how talented surveyor Oliver Dicks helped redesign and refurbish over 100 properties in the Blockley vicinity. 128 pages, inclusive of notes, references and index, well  illustrated.

A Second Blockley Miscellany,
Eds. Derrett and Bourne, 1994,
A Third Blockley Miscellany,
Eds. Derrett and Bourne, 2000,
Prophecy in the Cotswolds,
J. D. M. Derrett, 1994,
Richard Boswell Belcher and the Blockley Riot in 1878
Eds. Exell and Marshall, 1976,
Morris Balhatchet 1921-2002,
The Blockley Deanery in the Fifteenth Century,
J.D.M Derrett, 2009,

Copies of all these publications may be purchased from Blockley Shop, Cafe & Post Office, or by post from:

The Honorary Treasurer,
Blockley Heritage Society,
Nr. Moreton in Marsh,
GL56 9LB.
Tel: 01386 700914

If ordering by post, please use the order form below. UK purchasers should make cheques for the appropriate amount payable to ‘Blockley Heritage Society’; purchasers from outside the UK should send an international money order. Please see publications order form for current postage & packing rates.

Please note that members of the Society may obtain a 10% discount from the retail price.

The following publications are out of print, but are available to members in the Society’s library:

  • Blockley and the Silk Trade, Marshall, 1972
  • Blockley, Village of Water Mills, Usher, 1994
  • Magical Moments and Milestones, Malin, 1999
  • Walks in Blockley Village

Publications order form

John Malin Library
Available free to members for reference purposes and open most Thursday afternoons 2.00 pm – 4.30 pm. To arrange appointments or for further information contact:
Roger Thornburgh on 01386 701235.

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