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By Denise Holton,Elizabeth J. Hammett

Barnstaple, the most city in North Devon, is kind of very likely the oldest borough within the uk and is domestic to a neighborhood wealthy in heritage, ambition and success. the city nonetheless preserves its medieval structure. Its wealth used to be derived from its licence to export wool, which used to be additionally later imported from eire. After its harbour silted up, the expansion of alternative industries equivalent to sawmills, foundries and shipbuilding have been demonstrated. Its Victorian marketplace nonetheless survives and the railway remains to be in a lot use. In Barnstaple & round: The Postcard assortment, authors Denise Holton and Elizabeth J. Hammett discover the city and its surrounding components by utilizing appealing postcards.

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