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A Shepton Mallet Camera: Volume IV - Fred Davis

Shepton Mallet Amenity Trust, 1996, Paperback ..
Condition: Very Good+.

Illustrated with B&W photographs. First in this edition. From the cover: “A Shepton Mallet Camera Volume IV is the last in a series of illustrated books on the town. In some 200 illustrations and 144 pages, it covers a period of most dramatic change, much of it within memory: The sweeping away of many redundant woollen mills to make way for modern flats; the Town Centre Redevelopment; the closure of the District Hospital and the Norah Fry Hospital (once the Union Workhouse); the effects of the railways coming to town — and their closure; the History of C & J Clar kLtd, and the closure of its factory here after fifty years with the loss of some 600 jobs; and the archaeological discoveries here over the past 130 years. The book also covers the entrepreneurial giants of Shepton Mallet, who have contributed, and continue to contribute to the economy of the town.”
Size: 10" x 8"
Number of Pages: 144
ISBN: 095005688X

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