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Ansell, Robin, Sweet, Jack William - Yeovil History Tour - 9781445654485 - V9781445654485
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Yeovil History Tour

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Description for Yeovil History Tour Paperback. A guided tour of the historic town of Yeovil, showing how the areas you know and love have transformed over the centuries. Series: History Tour. Num Pages: 96 pages, 50. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWS; WQH; WQP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 169 x 124 x 15. Weight in Grams: 150.
Daniel Vickery, the editor of the Western Flying Post, wrote in A Sketch of the Town of Yeovil (1856) that `The town is surrounded on the South East by three remarkable hills - Babylonhill, Windmill-hill [Wyndham Hill], and Newton-hill. From these several points there are prospects so rich in fertility, verdure, and beauty, and smiling prosperity - such brightness, a greenness, and a repose - that the spectator is wrapt in admiration of the view thus spread around and beneath him.' The Yeovil of today is very different from the small market town so enthusiastically described by Vickery. The `hum ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Amberley Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Series
History Tour
Condition
New
Weight
149g
Number of Pages
96
Place of Publication
Chalford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781445654485
SKU
V9781445654485
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About Ansell, Robin, Sweet, Jack William
Jack William Sweet has lived all his life in Yeovil, where he was born. After leaving the RAF in 1958 he worked for thirty four years' with Yeovil Borough Council and later the South Somerset District Council before taking early retirement. His passion for history has inspired this prolific author to write numerous articles for local publications as well as ... Read more

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