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historic towns of Cornwall

Peter Sheppard

historic towns of Cornwall

an archaeological survey.

by Peter Sheppard

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Published by Cornwall Committee for Rescue Archaeology in Truro .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p.83-84.

The Physical Object
Pagination84p.,29p.[of plates] :
Number of Pages84
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18165398M


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