A Devon House: The Story Of Poltimore

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Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2005-04-01
Publisher(s): Intellect L & D E F A E
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A Devon House relates the story of Poltimore House through the people and events which have coloured its existence over the past 100 years. It is written for all those who knew the house and estate, those who have visited it, and those interested in the regeneration of historic buildings.

Table of Contents

Invaders, a kidnapping and a charitable deed : 100 B.C.-A.D. 1600p. 1
Royalist to parliamentarian : conflict and a hard-won treatyp. 13
The Bampfylde builders : from the 17th to the 20th centuryp. 21
The pleasures that go with learning : 1923-1945p. 49
The Poltimore hospitals : 1945-1975p. 61
Two decades of disaster : 1976-1997p. 75
The millennium and beyondp. 85
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