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ISBN: 9780857042422
AUTHOR: Dennis Corner
The New Book of Porlock
The New Book of Porlock
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No one knows the history of Porlock as well as Dennis Corner. Following on from his earlier volumes, Porlock in Those Days and The Book of Porlock, this new volume offers a further series of explorations of the many faces of the village and its people, and of its maritime, agricultural and architectural heritage.

Dennis, by his generous, patient and inquisitive nature, has become the guardian and custodian of much of Porlock’s history and lore.

Here he has set down more of the story of this unique Exmoor community, with particular emphasis on the last generation, of much that is still recognizable and much that has changed forever.

Dennis Corner came to Porlock at the age of six, when his widowed mother moved to live with her parents, Porlock people for generations. In his working life he was a village baker, and subsequently a Keeper of the Porlock Toll Road. Throughout, he was active in many local organizations, including the Scouts and the Methodist Church, and those dedicated to preserving and recording the history of Porlock. He was awarded the MBE in recognition of his services to the community.

Imprint: Halsgrove. ISBN 978 0 85704 242 2, hardback, 210x297mm, 160 pages. Published October 2014.

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