• Shrewsbury boasts over 600 Listed Buildings• Charles Darwin was born in the town.• Shrewsbury is home to the world’s first ‘sky scraper’ • Shrewsbury Flower Show is the longest running horticultural show in the worldAlmost completely encircled by the meandering River Severn and nestled in the delightful countryside of the county of Shropshire, Shrewsbury has a rich history dating from the fifth century.From the momentous to the outlandish, this book is packed full of fun facts and trivia about everything to do with Shrewsbury. Much more than a tourist guide, residents too will discover things they never knew about the town. Facts, history, humour; it’s all here in this engaging little book.
The History Press
; February 2012
96 pages; ISBN 9780752483252Read online
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Title: Bloody British History; Shrewsbury
Author: Dorothy Nicolle