Medieval Bath Uncovered by Peter Davenport

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  • British & Irish history: c 1000 to c 1500,
  • Local history,
  • c 1000 CE to c 1500,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Somerset,
  • Wiltshire,
  • Archaeology,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Social Science / Archaeology,
  • Medieval

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10820029M
ISBN 10075241965X
ISBN 109780752419657

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