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By Denise Holton,Elizabeth J. Hammett

Barnstaple, the most city in North Devon, is kind of almost certainly the oldest borough within the uk and is domestic to a group wealthy in historical past, ambition and fulfillment. the city nonetheless preserves its medieval structure. Its wealth was once derived from its licence to export wool, which was once additionally later imported from eire. After its harbour silted up, the expansion of different industries corresponding to sawmills, foundries and shipbuilding have been proven. Its Victorian industry 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 parts by using appealing postcards.

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