Prehistoric Wiltshire

Prehistoric Wiltshire

Cranborne Chase

Cranborne Chase

Royal Wootton Bassett Through Time

Series: Through Time

Publication Date15th April 2013

Book FormatPaperback

pages96

Illustrations190

Height234

Width165

This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which Royal Wootton Bassett has changed and developed over the last century.
RRP: £14.99 Online Price £13.49
Availability: In stock
ISBN
9781445613321

The name of Royal Wootton Bassett is instantly recognisable across the world. Its wide High Street, typical of many West Country market towns, regularly played host to the military over a five-year period. 'Bassett', however, as it is known locally, has a rich architectural history stretching back many centuries. Small, utilitarian cottages once rubbed shoulders with large grandiose houses and surprisingly, in spite of all the recent development, still remain. Through the reproduction of many old photographs, readers are invited to take a walk down Coxstalls or Buthay, visit Lawn Farm, stand under the famous Town Hall or take a train from the once thriving station to Swindon, learning something of the town's colourful characters along the way. Discover Royal Wootton Bassett's history in this wonderfully illustrated book compiled by well-known author and archaeologist Bob Clarke.

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