The Forest of Bere

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    The Forest of Bere

    Hampshire's Forgotten Forest

    Emily Preston; Steve Wallis

    Halsgrove 2006

    Hardback 144pp Illustrated

    9781841145167   Product Code: 19087

    A patchwork of woods and fields, with ancient hedgerows, winding lanes and small villages, the Forest of Bere in Hampshire now covers approximately 100 square miles, but was once a much larger royal forest. In this richly illustrated book, the authors describe the area's history since Roman and Saxon times and they reveal its all-but-forgotten identity in the distinct character of the landscape and its exceptional wildlife diversity.

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