In & Around Bruton Through Timeebook ISBN 1445609118
The small town of Bruton is one of Somerset's hidden gems. With a history of settlement that stretches back to pre-Conquest times, its charming highways and alleyways ('bartons') have retained much of their ancient character. Although Bruton's industry is now very much a thing of the past, its even older association with education still, in part, defines the town today. This book focuses on the town's rich architectural heritage of schools, churches, businesses, and homes, and the tale of change and continuity they tell. Packed with archive and contemporary photographs, most previously unpublished, In & Around Bruton Though Time serves as both a useful guide to the visitor and as a valuable resource for those interested in finding out more about the town in which they live.