remote hunting ground for the rich to thriving industrial village;
from grinding poverty and decay to peaceful haven from city life;
this book tells the story of a hidden corner of Gloucestershire,
out of sight behind the Cotswold edge.
of evidence for the Sheepscombe valley is explored, giving insights
into the lives and activities of real people, spanning one thousand
years of history. Photographs, some over a hundred years old,
vividly illustrate the changes over the years.
know this valley, this book will deepen your knowledge. If you
enjoy the detective work of local history, then the study will
stimulate debate. If you appreciate Gloucestershire, then this
story of an industrial Cotswold valley will draw you in.
Published 2005, price £18. 224 pages. ISBN 0995111803
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