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The bedrock Cornwall booksBook VI

By: Meller, Robert

Part of the Bedrock Cornwall series
1999977254 / 9781999977252
Paperback
914.237048612
21/12/2018
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England
22 cm 282 pages
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Book VI of The Bedrock Cornwall Books covers Ordnance Survey Explorer Map 106 (Wadebridge, Padstow, St Columb Major, Port Isaac). Why is there a submerged forest at Daymer Bay? How did 300 ships come to be wrecked on the Doom Bar in the 18th and 19th centuries?

What was Carl Jung, the psychoanalyst, doing visiting Polzeath in July 1923?

Where in Cornwall is the last place you can watch the original game of Cornish hurling being played?

Why did the pocket borough of Mitchell village have an electorate of only 3 voters to elect 2 MPs in the 1790s?

How did 39 miners come to drown at East Wheal Rose Mine in 1846?

Where are the sites of the 13 Holy Wells that can be seen in the area?

Why has 40% of the parish of St Stephen-in-Brannel disappeared?

Find answers to all these questions, and much more, in this book!Book VI journeys through geology and history and describes every mile of the coastal path, including all of the beaches.

The book provides accurate and authoritative information on fishing, smuggling and farming as well as mines, quarries, railways, canals, roads and bridges.

A fascinating guide book and enjoyable armchair read for both locals and anyone visiting this part of Cornwall.

BIC:

1DBKEWC Cornwall, WTH Travel & holiday guides

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