Southampton Heritage Revealed
By (author) Timothy Alletson Saunders
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Southampton Heritage Revealed by Timothy Alletson Saunders
Book DescriptionSouthampton is not a city that's renowned for its architectural heritage. Successive waves of redevelopment by the city fathers during the twentieth century, as well as Hitler's high explosive approach to town planning, wrecked much of the visual appeal that this important south coast port used to possess. There are important survivals, of course, amid the character-free flats and retail 'destinations' - the Bargate and Tudor House are just two of the most impressive. Tim Alletson Saunders has spent many months exploring his home town of Southampton, going beyond the obvious and searching out fascinating and unexpected buildings from the past. Not every demolition has been for the worse: he also illustrates the best of the modern city. Through a sequence of past and present photographs, linked by detailed captions, Tim offers an insight into Southampton's past, present and future. Anyone who knows the city will be surprised by his conclusions.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780750943680
(244mm x 172mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Sutton Publishing Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 10-Aug-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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The Borough of Fareham extends from the River Hamble in the west to Portsmouth Harbour in the east, and is a patchwork of ancient communities. This book explores what the borough has to offer its 100,000 residents and numerous visitors illustrating and explaining various aspects of the town's history.
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Author Biography - Timothy Alletson Saunders
Timothy Alletson Saunders is a freelance journalist and advertisement manager for Hampshire: the county magazine; he lives in Southampton. Tim's first book, Hampshire Living Memories, was published by Frith in 2005.
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