Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge

Through Time

Author: David C. Bown

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Category: Burnham-on-Sea (England)

Page: 96

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Think of Burnham-on-Sea, and of course you immediately picture sun, sand and sea, and perhaps a donkey ride. This has been the case ever since Victorian times when day trippers and holidaymakers made their way to this pretty Somerset seaside resort. We all love a day at the beach, but we don't often think about how the seaside might have changed over the years. Burnham-on-Sea has gone through many changes over the last hundred years or so. Highbridge has also seen many changes during that time. In the early days it was what we would now call a transport hub. It had a main line railway, a branch line railway, a busy wharf, a bustling weekly market, and of course the main A38 Bristol road running through the town. Today just the main road and main line railway remain, the branch line into Burnham has gone, the market is no more, and the wharf was infilled many years ago.

The Somerset & Dorset Railway Through Time

Author: Steph Gillett

Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited

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Category: Transportation

Page: 96

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A wonderful collection of photographs showing the Somerset & Dorset Railway in operation, after abandonment and during the present day.

Gas Journal

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Category: Gas manufacture and works

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Willing's Press Guide

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Category: English newspapers

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Coverage of publications outside the UK and in non-English languages expands steadily until, in 1991, it occupies enough of the Guide to require publication in parts. 1995- issued in 2 vols; 2003- issued in 3 vols.

Surveyor

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Category: Engineering

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Proceedings

Author: Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society

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Category: Archaeology

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View: 425