Somerset in a varied county, home to five ranges of hills as well as the Levels and moors - not forgetting its long sandy beaches, coastal resorts and England's smallest city. A great many curious and unusual buildings, objects and landscape features have survived the centuries here. This book is a guide to over 100 of these remarkable sights in a surprisingly undiscovered corner of the West Country. Over 150 old and new illustrations are included, together with a map and location details. "Curious Somerset" will make fascinating reading for residents and visitors alike, and will inspire many to explore this delightful county much more thoroughly.
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(244mm x 172mm x 10mm)
The History Press Ltd
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Author Biography - Derrick Warren
Derrick Warren was born and educated in Chard. He spent his working life with the Ordnance Survey as a cartographic surveyor, until his retirement in 1988. This work gave him many opportunities to explore the whole of the West Country, which instilled in him a lasting interest in local and industrial history. This is Derrick's eighth book, his second for SPL (following Curious Dorset, June 2004). He lives in Taunton. Website & Catalogue Blurb