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The geology of the country around Kings-bridge and Salcombe

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The geology of the country around Kings-bridge and Salcombe. (Explanation of sheets & ) by Ussher, William Augustus Edmond, Pages: Title: The geology of the country around Kingsbridge and Salcombe.

Explanation of sheets and Ref no: DF Author: Ussher, W.A.E. Year of publication. GEOLOGY OF THE COUNTRY AROUND OKEHAMPTON.

[Various.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Various. Books to Borrow. Top Full text of "The geology of the country around Kings-bridge and Salcombe. (Explanation of sheets & )" See other formats. Whilst the book does indeed have much to say about the two towns at the king's bridge and the salt combe, the net that the author casts is much wider, taking in the whole landscape south of a line drawn from the mouths of the Erme and Dart rivers, the southernmost part of Devon.4/5(1).

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Salcombe is a popular resort town in the South Hams district of Devon, south west England.

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The town is close to the mouth of the Kingsbridge Estuary, mostly built on the steep west side of the estuary. It lies within the The geology of the country around Kings-bridge and Salcombe book Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The town's extensive waterfront and the naturally sheltered harbour formed by the estuary gave rise to its success as a boat and shipbuilding District: South Hams. The Kingsbridge estuary was formed by streams of insignificant flow. The loss of velocity and contact of fresh with saline water at the mouth has led to the dumping of sediment there and the formation of a bar which restricts access to Salcombe and further up the estuary for even vessels of quite small draught except at high tide.

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The arrival of the railway at Kingsbridge inconnection to Salcombe by steam ferries and, inby motor buses made the town more accessible to visitors. Between the two World Wars the town gradually developed as an exclusive holiday resort for those who enjoyed the benign climate, the beautiful scenery, sea fishing and sailing.

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About this Item: London - Her Majesty's Stationary Office, Hardcover. Condition: FINE with a FINE. A geological survey of the land around the Dorset coast. Third edition. William Joscelyn Arkell (9 June 18 April ) was a British geologist and paleontologist, regarded as the leading authority on the Jurassic Period during the middle part of the 20th century.

Island Street Bar and Grill. Conveniently situated below our offices in Salcombe, is a firm favourite of the Coast & Country team.

The Island Street Bar and Grill is the waterside bar and restaurant, offering a warm welcome and a cool beer at any time of the year. In the artisan quarter on Island Street, this waterside spot with views over the estuary provides an easy going hangout in the Author: Janine de Lange.

Devon (/ ˈ d ɛ v ən /, Cornish: Dewnens), also known as Devonshire, is a county of England, reaching from the Bristol Channel in the north to the English Channel in the south.

It is part of South West England, bounded by Cornwall to the west, Somerset to the north east, and Dorset to the east. The city of Exeter is the county tuent country: England. Kingsbridge is part of the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) established to conserve and enhance the beauty of the landscape.

History. Due to a central location, Kingsbridge is the natural and historic hub of the South Hams, first appearing in a Anglo-Saxon charter as ‘Cinges bricge’ (“Kings bridge”).

Nearby, Kingsbridge was the main producer of rope for the ship building trade, with two rope-walks. Kingsbridge's first rope-walk was established as early as and the second opened after the end of the Napoleonic War. The middle of the 19th century was a boom time for Salcombe.

Salcombe Library is located within the historic Cliff House, with a stunning view from the balcony that is probably one of the best of any library in the country, overlooking the glorious Salcombe lovely, wood panelled Reading Room is a refuge from the bustling summer streets. The library hosts a number of events including knit and stitch, book club and volunteer sessions as well.

From Salcombe: South Milton Sands is about miles from Salcombe. Leave Salcombe on Salcombe Road. Pass through the village of Malborough. Once you’ve passed Malborough, take the second left (about one mile on). Turn right at the T-junction. Follow the Author: Janine de Lange.

geological interest The geology of the coast north of the quarry entrance is also of interest with igneous rock in the slate at Dun Point.

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References: BORN, A. Blue Slate Quarrying in South Devon: An Ancient Industry. Industrial Archaeology Review Vol (1), pp USSHER, W.A.E.

The Geology of the country around Kingsbridge and. Get the latest news in the Salcombe area from BBC News. authors and illustrators who have contributed to The Book of Hopes.

appearing on beaches around the country during the. Salcombe first appears in the record books in on the boundaries of Batson and West Portlemouth.

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The ruins of Fort Charles, the remains are towards the south side of the town. During the English Civil War Salcombe sided with the Royalists and it held out against the Roundheads from January to May and was the last Royalists stronghold.

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Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. It’s worth the effort, as up here, the view is a degree delight, capturing Bolt Head, Salcombe and Kingsbridge. I retrace my steps to Batson Creek and.

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The rock strata are almost vertical, and the bands of rock are quite narrow. The Post Magazine. 22 likes. Government Building. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a ers: Salcombe Regis is a coastal village near Sidmouth in Devon, ned in the Domesday Book as "a manor called Selcoma" held by Osbern FitzOsbern, bishop of Exeter, the manor house stood on the site now occupied by Thorn thorn tree growing in an enclosure at the road junction above the farm marked the cultivation boundary between manor and common ct: East Devon.Find your perfect vacation rental in Kingsbridge West Country England, with Save on booking hotels, resorts, holiday homes, apartments, villas, beach houses and more.