Up to a Point: In Search of Pyramids in Britain and Ireland
From Inverness to Cornwall, from Pembrokeshire to Norfolk, from the Antrim Coast to County Cork, the pyramids of Britain and Ireland are little-known but of great variety and interest. I. The trail leads from eccentrics to engineers, via martyrs, philanthropists, ghosts, kings, musicians, heroes and villains. It uncovers forgotten corners of history and highlights unusual discoveries, like Britain’s only cast - iron pyramid, a Scottish Formica pyramid, an Irish pyramid that sheltered the IRA and a Welsh one made of road signs. With an introduction that sets the pyramids of Britain and Ireland in their historical perspective, Up to a Point has something for everyone. Whether you have an interest in architecture, landscapes, gardening, Freemasonry, New Age ideas, scandalous family histories or just in what prompts people to place triangles together to make an interesting shape, Up to a Point will surprise and inspire you.
by David Winpenny (Author)