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By Peter Christie,Graham Hobbs

ISBN-10: 144560910X

ISBN-13: 9781445609102

Bideford enjoys a outstanding situation in North Devon. Sited astride the River Torridge its halves are associated through the thirteenth-century bridge with its twenty-four arches all of other sizes. based by means of the Saxons it has had an extended and engaging background as a port and marketplace city. From its quays sailed the 1st colonising enterprise to the recent global. Sir Richard Grenville, the 1st local American to be buried in England lies in its churchyard. Used because the place for Charles Kingsley's Victorian bestseller Westward Ho!, it observed its tourism boost vastly. at the present time, the slender city centre streets lead right down to a tree-lined quay, which bustles noisily with fishing vessels, shipment and delight boats. look at Bideford previous and new during this interesting number of rigorously chosen pictures so that it will shock and enjoyment someone who is familiar with and loves the area.

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