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Alastair M. Redpath - Hawick & District from Old Photographs - 9781445647524 - V9781445647524
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Hawick & District from Old Photographs

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Description for Hawick & District from Old Photographs Paperback. Explore a unique and charming look at the history of Hawick, its surrounding areas and its local inhabitants, through a fascinating collection of beautiful photographs. Series: From Old Photographs. Num Pages: 96 pages, 240. BIC Classification: 1DBKSB; WQH; WQP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 167 x 234 x 10. Weight in Grams: 302.
Hawick is a town of great beauty within the Scottish Borders. The undulating terrain has given up its secrets over the centuries, revealing a cluster of ancient hill forts and Roman connections. The medieval village was founded in the twelfth century by Anglo-Norman settlers, although it was often overshadowed by its near neighbours, the great Border Abbey towns. A royal charter made Hawick a Burgh of Barony in 1511, while the period of lawlessness when the Border Reivers flourished saw stone fortifications built to protect the surrounding land and its people. Hawick’s cultural epoch can arguably be traced back to ... Read more

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Amberley Publishing
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From Old Photographs
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Chalford, United Kingdom
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About Alastair M. Redpath
Alastair M. Redpath has a keen interest in the history of the Border towns and runs a local history group called 'Project Hawick'. This community manages a digital archive and encourages members of the public to donate photographs and documents, in a similar vein to the BBC's Domesday Project of 1984/2011. Alastair frequently writes articles on local history. Originally hailing ... Read more

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