Penarth History Tour

Penarth History Tour

London's Historic Railway Stations Through Time

London's Historic Railway Stations Through Time

Winchester History Tour

Series: History Tour

Publication Date15th February 2016

Book FormatPaperback

pages96

Illustrations50

Height168

Width124

A guided tour of the historic town of Winchester, showing how the areas you know and love have transformed over the centuries.
RRP: £7.99 Online Price £7.19
Availability: In stock
ISBN
9781445656939

Winchester History Tour is a unique insight into the illustrious history of the ancient capital of Wessex. From the time of its Iron Age settlements, rulers, bishops and inhabitants over the last two millennia have left their mark on the city. Anglo-Saxon street plans, medieval gateways, and castles still preside, as do buildings of religious and scholarly importance. It is this past, tinged with myths and legends, and tales of our most celebrated monarch King Alfred, which attracts people from all around the world. Local author Anne-Louise Barton guides the reader through streets that are steeped in history, showing how its famous landmarks and hidden-away gems have transformed over time. With the help of a handy location map, readers are invited on this tour to discover for themselves the changing face of Winchester.

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