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Weymouth & Portland in 50 Buildings

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Weymouth & Portland in 50 Buildings by John Megoran
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From the days of being one of the country's most popular seaside resorts and the summer residence of George III, through prominent roles in both world wars, to being a departure point for cross-channel ferries, to their current status as a major sailing venue, Weymouth and Portland have a proud and distinctive identity. This extraordinary history is embodied in the buildings that have shaped the town and its neighbouring island. Weymouth and Portland in 50 Buildings explores the history of this rich and vibrant community through a selection of their greatest architectural treasures. From the many fine Georgian and Regency houses that line the Weymouth seafront to the National Sailing Academy on the Isle of Portland, which was selected to host the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, this unique study celebrates the town's architectural heritage in a new and accessible way. Author John Megoran guides the reader on a tour of these historic buildings and modern architectural marvels.

Author Biography

A graduate of King's College London and the Guildhall School of Music, John Megoran was born in Weymouth and, in his youth, worked aboard the Channel Island ferries Caesarea and Sarnia and the local passenger vessel Weymouth Belle. For nearly thirty subsequent years he ran the coal-fired paddle-steamer Kingswear Castle.
Release date NZ
November 10th, 2016
Author
Pages
96
Illustrations
100 Illustrations, unspecified
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Amberley Publishing
Dimensions
165x235x8
ISBN-13
9781445665009
Product ID
26802322

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