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The Little Book of Somerset, Paperback / softback Book

The Little Book of Somerset Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback

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DID YOU KNOW?The town of Wincanton is twinned with a place that does not exist. William Gibbs of Tyntesfield House made his fortune by importing bird droppings from Peru. A song by 'Scrumpy and Western' singer Adge Cutler was banned by the BBC for being too raunchy. Nine villages in Somerset are known as the 'Thankful Villages'. From seaside to countryside and villages to towns, Somerset is a county where it's difficult to separate history and mystery. This fast-paced, fact-packed compendium of places, people and trivia reveals all sorts of answers to questions you might have wondered about - and some you didn't.

The facts, stats and anecdotes will surprise even those familiar with this beautiful and historic county.

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