Allan Brodie

Dr Allan Brodie

  • abrodie at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
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Journal Articles



  • Brodie, A. and Bowden, M., 2023. Ad Pevensae: Pevensey Castle and the Norman Conquest’. In: Byrne, P. and Ellis, C., eds. Maritime Exchange and the Making of Norman Worlds. Brepols, 21-48.
  • Brodie, A., 2020. Ramsgate's Future. Ramsgate The Town and Its Seaside Heritage. Swindon: Liverpool University Press, 139-150.
  • Brodie, A., 2020. Arthur’s Hall and the inner bailey during the Middle Ages. The Great Tower of Dover Castle History, Architecture and Context. Swindon: English Heritage, Historic England, 103-115.
  • Brodie, A., 2019. Ports and the Origins of the Seaside Resort in England. Resorts - Cultural - Historical Landscape and Cultural Space Conference Papers, Jurmala 2017. Sava Gramata, 59-87.
  • Brodie, A. and Bowdler, R., 2017. The designation of amusement parks and fairground rides in England. In: Wood, J., ed. The Amusement Park History, Culture and the Heritage of Pleasure. London: Routledge, 248-267.
  • Brodie, A., 2015. Pourquoi se baigner dans la mer? L'influence des écrivains médicaux sur les origines des stations balnéaires en Angleterre. In: Duhamel, P., Talandier, M. and Toulier, B., eds. Le balnéaire De la Manche au monde. Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 47-62.
  • Brodie, A., 2014. The origins of the seaside pier. In: Wills, A. and Phillips, T., eds. British Seaside Piers. Swindon: English Heritage, 2-11.
  • Brodie, A., 2013. Scarborough in the 1730s - Spa, Sea and Sex. In: Walton, J.K., ed. Mineral Springs Resorts in Global Perspective Spa Histories. London: Routledge, 15-43.
  • Brodie, A. and Algar, D., 2013. Architectural and Sculptured Stonework. In: Saunders, P., ed. Salisbury Museum Medieval Catalogue. Salisbury: Salisbury & South Wiltshire Museum, 17-66.
  • Brodie, A., 2011. Towns of “Health and Mirth’ - The First Seaside Resorts 1730-. In: Borsay, P. and Walton, J.K., eds. Resorts and Ports European Seaside Towns since 1700. Bristol: Channel View Publications, 18-32.

Internet Publications

Invited Lectures

  • New ideas, new buildings, same old Porridge? Engla, Institute of Historical Research, 02 Feb 2022 more
  • Harnessing the Extraordinary History of Seaside, Institute of Historical Research online, 27 May 2021 more

Public Engagement & Outreach Activities

  • England’s Seaside Heritage From the Air (30 Apr 2021)
  • Ten Historic Tourism Treats in England (29 Aug 2019)
  • Seafront Surprises in England (22 Jul 2019)

Conference Presentations

  • Sea Change Coastal Heritage And Climate Change, Holding Back the Sea – a review of the history of sea defences, 04 Sep 2019, Blackpool
  • Sea Change Coastal Heritage And Climate Change, Defending the Indefensible - Recording the Garrison defences in the Isles of Scilly, 04 Sep 2019, Blackpool
  • Urban renewal and resilience cities in comparative perspective, Allan Brodie - The Castle or the Green Field: dilemmas and solutions in English prison planning, 1780-1850, 29 Aug 2018, Rome
  • International Tourism Studies Association Biennial Conference, Steamers, Rivers and the Origins of Popular Tourism in Britain, 17 Aug 2016, University of Greenwich
  • EUROPEAN RIVERS AND TOWNS Creation, development and perspectives of a (re)newed conquest: Tourism, Leisure, Heritage, Steamers, Rivers and the Origins of Popular Tourism in Britain, 01 Jul 2016, Sorbonne, Paris