Gloucester: History You Can See
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Gloucester: History You Can See

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Tracing Gloucester's history from its Roman and monastic remains to the battle scars from the English Civil War and the changes wrought by the Industrial Revolution, this book explores the colourful and fascinating history of Gloucester through the remnants of a bygone age. Taking a fresh look at both well-known and less recognisable local buildings, Gloucester: History You Can See serves as a guide to some of the many statues, sculptures, plaques and other memorials that can be found across the city, and highlights the places connected with the city's famous - and in some cases infamous - characters, including Ivor Gurney, Charles I, Bishop Hooper, and John Stafford-Smith. Richly illustrated and extensively researched, this is a captivating read for locals and visitors alike.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 154 x 230 x 8mm | 320g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752470175
  • 9780752470177

About D. G. Amphlett

D.G. Amphlett is a historian who has studied the history of the West Country for many years. He has an MA in history and is currently undertaking research in preparation for a Phd. During his undergraduate years at the University of Wales, Lampeter, he ran the university s History Society. He has written two other books: "The Bristol Book of Days" and "Gloucester: A Pocket Miscellany.""show more