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Salisbury From Old Photographs

Peter Daniels

Publisher: Amberley Publishing

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Salisbury is often described as 'the city in the countryside', and has recently been declared one of Lonely Planet's Top 10 Cities in Best in Travel for 2015. Home to a stunning early English Gothic cathedral containing the world's oldest working clock, the tallest spire in Britain and one of four surviving original copies of the Magna Carta, it is easy to see why.Originally known as New Sarum, the medieval city we know today was established in 1220 following the momentous move from Old Sarum. The bishops and burgesses decided to come down from the hilltop and found a new city in the water meadows. The scenic River Avon flows through this popular Wiltshire destination with its abundance of heritage.Join Peter Daniels as he explores this medieval city through a beautiful collection of archive photographs.

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