The Book of Ashburton

    The Book of Ashburton

    Pictorial History of a Dartmoor Stannary Town

    Pete Webb; Stuart Hands

    Halsgrove 2012

    Hardback 160pp Illustrated 295x206mm

    9780857041838   Product Code: 22837

    From Domesday Book, when the manor of Ashburton was recorded as belonging to the Bishop of Exeter, to the Ashburton Cookery School's new building, opened in 2009, this volume gives an outline history of the old stannary (tin-mining) town, then explores aspects of life there including industries and trades, markets, transport, schools, and local personalities.

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