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Steve Wallis - Bridport & Around Through Time - 9781445636160 - V9781445636160
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Bridport & Around Through Time

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Description for Bridport & Around Through Time Paperback. This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which Bridport and the surrounding area has changed and developed over the last century. Series: Through Time. Num Pages: 96 pages, 180. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWT; WQH; WQP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 164 x 8. Weight in Grams: 306.
Bridport is a thriving market town in western Dorset. It lies a short distance inland of a spectacular section of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, and is surrounded by some equally attractive hilly countryside. Although the town originated in Saxon times, it expanded a great deal in the Middle Ages, partly due to the success of the local rope industry. Many of its products were used in the local fishing and shipbuilding industries, which were concentrated around Bridport Harbour. At one time, Bridport Harbour was the second largest producer of ships in the country. In an early example ... Read more

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Amberley Publishing
Publication date
Through Time
Number of Pages
Place of Publication
Chalford, United Kingdom
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About Steve Wallis
Steve Wallis was born in Halifax in the former West Riding of Yorkshire. In 1994 he moved to Dorset to work for Dorset County Council, where he is currently a senior archaeologist. A keen photographer, Steve is the author of several titles covering the local history of Dorchester as well as locations in Somerset and Hampshire. He has written many ... Read more

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