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Curious Somerset

By Derrick Warren

9780750940573

ISBN: 9780750940573

Published: 15-12-2005


Curious Somerset

By Derrick Warren

ISBN: 9780750940573

Published: 15-12-2005

About This Book

Somerset in a varied county, home to five ranges of hills as well as the Levels and moors - not forgetting its long sady beaches, coastal resorts and England's smallest city. A great many curious and unusual buildings, objects and landscape features have survived the centuries here. This book is a guide to over 100 of these remarkable sights in a surprisingly undiscovered corner of the West Country. Over 150 old and new illustrations are included, together with a map and location details.
Curious Somerset will make fascinating reading for residents and visitors alike, and will inspire many to explore this delightful county much more thoroughly.
 
Derrick Warren was born and educated in Chard. He spent his working life with the Ordnance Survey as a cartographic surveyor, until his retirement in 1988. This work gave him many opportunities to explore the whole of the West Country, instilling in him a lasting interest in local and industrial history.

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