(Mary Clark) The book relates the history of Bathampton Down after its rabbit warren was enclosed in the early 1700s. Many aspects of this period are covered, including its industrial heritage – farming, stone quarries and the later reservoirs.
There are also stories of the people involved in its history – including the Warrener who murdered his wife, two duelling noblemen, and a housemaid whose skeleton was found in a cave.
200 pages. Soft cover.