Yeovil in 50 Buildings Paperback
by Bob Osborn
Part of the In 50 Buildings series
Yeovil rose to prominence in the 1800s as a major centre of glove-making.
By the early twentieth century it was dominated by the defence industry, making it a target for German bombers during the Second World War.
Between 1940 and 1942 over 100 high-explosive bombs fell on the town, damaging thousands of buildings.
Despite the town's troubled past, it has managed to keep a wealth of architectural treasures from every era for us to enjoy.
Yeovil in 50 Buildings is a celebration of some of these and the stories attached to them.
From the grand Aldon House to the art deco-inspired Odeon Cinema, we will follow Yeovil's storied timeline through its bricks and mortar as local writer and historian Bob Osborn takes the reader on a tour of the town's architectural heritage.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 96 pages, 120 Illustrations, unspecified
- Publisher: Amberley Publishing
- Publication Date: 15/10/2017
- Category: City & town planning - architectural aspects
- ISBN: 9781445674803