From its Saxon beginnings to the severe floods of 2007, Tewkesbury is one of Britain’s most remarkable towns. It is well known for its Norman abbey of cathedral-like proportions and the great battle which proved to be one of the most decisive in the Wars of the Roses, but its history contains much more that has often been overlooked. In this book local author David Elder delves deep into Tewkesbury’s lost, forgotten and hidden histories, recounting some remarkable stories.
A slow travel guide to Britain, navigating bookshop to bookshop. Visit beaches, castles, coal mines, whiskey distilleries, stately homes and the houses of some of Britain’s best-loved historic writers – plus a host of fantastic bookshops – and find us on Page.101-103!
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Long ago in 1999 a bookshop called alison’s opened on the High Street of the pretty and historic market town of Tewkesbury.