1300 36 33 32

A town with a well-recorded history stretching back well over a thousand years, and one of the five 'Danish Boroughs'. It was an important medieval town boasting 14 parish churches and numerous religious houses, after which there was decline till the late 17th century with the re-opening of the Welland Navigation and the growth of the coaching trade. The 18th century saw a 'boom', when its many fine Georgian houses were built. When the railway came it by-passed the town, which stunted its industrial growth but helped to preserve the ancient town, which now prospers, as the author describes in this very readable book.

Buy Stamford Past book by Christopher Davies from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781860772283
ISBN-10: 1860772285
Format: Paperback
(276mm x 219mm x 20mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: Phillimore & Co Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Stamford Past book by Christopher Davies and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write Review


Books By Author Christopher Davies

United in Europe by Christopher Davies

United in Europe

Hardback, April 2015
$36.49
Creating Multisensory Environments by Christopher Davies

Creating Multisensory Environments

Hardback, December 2011
$211.50
Stamford Through Time by Christopher Davies

Stamford Through Time

Paperback, April 2010
$27.36
Divided by a Common Language by Christopher Davies

Divided by a Common Language

Hardback, September 2007
$60.99