Author: Barry Pardue
Enclosed by the city's medieval walls, the streets of Norwich are steeped in history. Some carry the name of ancient inns, such as the Red Lion and Ten Bells, many are a reminder of prominent citizens, such as Opie Street and Hansard Lane, while others reflect the occupation of the residents such as Maddermarket and Cowgate, harking back to the city's textile and agricultural industries. This book enables the reader to fully appreciate the events that have shaped the city over the past 1,300 years. It is illustrated with over 110 evocative photographs and illustrations, and examines the way in which the street names of Norwich reflect its growth, industry, fortunes and misfortunes. "Norwich Streets" is sure to appeal to all those who would like to discover more about this fascinating city.
Publisher: The History Press Ltd