Some old Shropshire houses and their owners a series of papers reprinted from the Transactions of the Shropshire archæological society and of the Caradoc field club, (with 45 illustrations) by H. E. Forrest

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  • Shropshire (England),
  • England,
  • Shropshire.


  • Historic buildings -- England -- Shropshire.,
  • Shropshire (England) -- Biography.,
  • Shropshire (England) -- Genealogy.

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Edition limited to 300 copies.

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Statementby H.E. Forrest ...
LC ClassificationsDA670.S4 F6
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p.l, 186 p.
Number of Pages186
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6677380M
LC Control Number25009777

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