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Exeter Through Time Darren Marsh

Exeter Through Time By Darren Marsh

Exeter Through Time by Darren Marsh

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This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which Exeter has changed and developed over the last century.

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Exeter Through Time by Darren Marsh

The county town of Devonshire, and at times ranked behind only London and Winchester in terms of national importance, Exeter has more than 2,000 years of history to explore. From the Romans to the Met Office, via the Civil War and the Baedeker raid of 1942, this compelling story is brought to life here with a fascinating combination of archive material, new colour photographs and informative captions. Proud of its ancient Guildhall, its medieval cathedral, its elegant Georgian terraces and its assertive Victorian museum, the city sits comfortably in the surrounding Devon countryside, while the River Exe, once vital to the cloth trade that formed the basis of the city's wealth in the Middle Ages, now provides all manner of outdoor activities. Such a city can tell tales of a vindictive countess, fabulously wealthy bankers, an outbreak of cholera, a moving house...

About Darren Marsh

Darren is a local author who has lived in Exeter most of his life after moving from Yeovil when only eight months old. He is a Trustee of Devon and Exeter Institution and a friend of Exeter Cathedral and Kennaway House in Sidmouth. He loves to read, walk, take photographs and travel. He is a huge fan of PG Wodehouse and Spike Milligan. He is helping with the restoration of Poltimore House, near Exeter and is a member of the Woodland Trust. He is a father of two - Francesca and Toby.

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Exeter Through Time by Darren Marsh
Used - Very Good
Amberley Publishing
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