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Alec Clifton-Taylor's English Towns


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11: Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire
This small town, only seven miles from Bath, is best known for its medieval tithe barn, 'one of the most spectacular in England', and the tiny Saxon church -'of historic more than artistic interest.' For
Alec Clifton-Taylor the appeal is more in the town's exciting hilly site, and the lovely pale yellow limestone from which was built a fine array of houses for the clothiers of the once-flourishing wool trade. Titles BOB ENGLISH
... a travelogue by someone who really knows his onions.... (SPECTATOR) .. .jump in a car and go there immediately.... (DAILY TELEGRAPH)
Books: Six English Towns £7.25: Six More English Towns £10.95;
Another Six English Towns £12.95 from booksellers


Unknown: Alec Clifton-Taylor
Producer: Denis Moriarty

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Alec Clifton-Taylor's English Towns

BBC Two England, 1 August 1985 21.25

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