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By Stuart Hylton

studying has a wealthy heritage going again good over one thousand years. It has visible kings and queens making prolonged remains within the city (a king of britain is even buried there), conferences of Parliament, and pitched battles fought for the keep an eye on of the country in its streets. In its time it's been a nationally vital centre of spiritual pilgrimage, a key a part of each new mode of delivery – from canals and stagecoaches to the railways and motorways – a producing city whose items have been well-known all over the world, and a number one centre for the high-tech industries of tomorrow.

Well-known neighborhood writer Stuart Hylton takes the reader on an alphabetical travel of this Berkshire city, having a look particularly for the fun, offbeat and unforeseen tales hidden inside of. totally illustrated with photos from the previous and current, A–Z of analyzing is certain to entice a person who lives or works within the town.

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