Cirencester Civic Society - Further Reading

The following publications, obtainable from local bookshops, will be useful to those interested in Cirencester's inheritance from the past:

David Verey: Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds in the Buildings of England series. Penguin Books, 2nd edition, London 1999.
Alec Clifton Taylor: Another Six English Towns . BBC Publications (The chapter on Cirencester was republished by the Society in 1988 with fresh photographs, and may still be available.).
Jean Welsford: Cirencester - A History and Guide. Alan Sutton, 1991
Jean Welsford: Cirencester in Old Photographs. Alan Sutton, 1991
David Wilkinson & Alun McWhirr:Cirencester Anglo-Saxon Church & Medieval Abbey.
Cotswold Archaeological Trust 1998
Keith Turner & Bryan Berkeley: A Narrow Cotswold Street. Coxwell Street Residents Assn., Cirencester,2000

These and many other publications on local history can be consulted in the Bingham Library, The Waterloo, Cirencester. Its excellent Local Studies section includes a collection of several hundred photographs, prints and drawings.


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