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Dr Susie West's OpenLearn Profile

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Profile: Dr Susie West

Dr Susie West

About me

Susie West graduated from Cambridge as an archaeologist with a special interest in medieval and later buildings, and went on to do postgraduate studies at Kent and East Anglia, where she specialised in the English country house. After working for English Heritage on their historic property portfolio, she joined The Open University in May 2007. She researches and teaches architectural history and heritage studies.

Dr Susie West's research

Susie West (2016-05-22) Finding Wroth's Loughton Hall, In Sidney Journal 1(34)

Susie West (2015-08) Looking back from 1700: problems in locating the country house library, Manchester University Press

Susie West (2015) 'Penshurst Place and Leicester House'(1), Ashgate

Susie West (2013-12) An architectural typology for the early modern country house library, 1660-1720, In Library 4(14)

Susie West (2013-10) ‘Life in the library’, Manchester University Press

Susie West (2010) Heritage and class, Manchester University Press and The Open University

Susie West (2009-07) The English Country House Chapel: Building a Protestant Tradition, by Annabel Ricketts, In Journal of British Studies 3(48)

Susie West (2008) Hardwick Old Hall, English Heritage

Susie West (2003-07) An overlooked inventory for Blickling Hall, Norfolk, In Library History 2(19)

Susie West (2002) Studies and status: spaces for books in seventeenth-century Penshurst Place, Kent, In Transactions of the Cambridge Bibliographical Society 3(12)

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