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Secret Knaresborough

Series: Secret

Publication Date15th September 2014

Book FormatPaperback

pages96

Illustrations80

Height234

Width165

Secret Knaresborough goes behind the facades of the familiar to discover the lesser-known aspects of the town’s fascinating past.
RRP: £14.99 Online Price £13.49
Availability: In stock
ISBN
9781445643403

Knaresborough has many secrets, and as you walk down the streets you are walking through history. There are clear reminders of the town’s past everywhere, waiting for you to stop, look and listen to their intriguing stories. Situated on the River Nidd, this town, famous for its market and spa, has witnessed many of the key episodes of English history. Granted a castle by William the Conqueror, the town went on to house, among others, John of Gaunt, Mary Shipton and Guy Fawkes. As well as Knaresborough’s famous locals, the surrounding landscape also has significance. The caves, woods and rivers that frame the town each have their own stories.


On a journey through this ancient market town, local historian Paul Chrystal recounts these untold tales. A history that spans centuries, these stories offer an intriguing insight into the area, as well as showcasing the role Knaresborough has played in British history. You may think you know Knaresborough, but take a look around and you will find more than you could possibly imagine.

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