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Traditional building materials in Essex.

Traditional building materials in Essex.

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Published by Essex County Council in Chelmsford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plasterwork, Decorative -- England -- Essex.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsEssex (England). County Council.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA3690
    The Physical Object
    Pagination13p. :
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20063604M
    ISBN 10090135578X


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