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Denise Holton - Barnstaple and Around the Postcard Collection - 9781445642895 - V9781445642895
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Barnstaple and Around the Postcard Collection

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Description for Barnstaple and Around the Postcard Collection Paperback. Beautiful postcards capturing old Barnstaple and its surrounding areas in all its glory. Series: The Postcard Collection. Num Pages: 96 pages, 160. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWD; WQH; WQP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 165. .
Barnstaple, the main town in North Devon, is quite possibly the oldest borough in the United Kingdom and is home to a community rich in history, ambition and achievement. The town still preserves its medieval layout. Its wealth was derived from its licence to export wool, which was also later imported from Ireland. After its harbour silted up, the growth of other industries such as sawmills, foundries and shipbuilding were established. Its Victorian market still survives and the railway is still in much use. In Barnstaple & Around: The Postcard Collection, authors Denise Holton and Elizabeth J. Hammett explore the ... Read more

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Amberley Publishing
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The Postcard Collection
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Place of Publication
Chalford, United Kingdom
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About Denise Holton
Denise Holton is a writer and local historian and has lived in North Devon for over 25 years. She worked for the Town Council for 16 years and was the manager of Barnstaple Heritage Centre for most of that time. Denise is interested in all aspects of history, but her specialist subjects include ancient history and the history of costume. ... Read more

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