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Great Lengths: The Historic Indoor Swimming Pools of Britain

5.0 of 5 stars 5.00  ·  rating details  ·  4 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Swimming is Britain's most popular participation sport. Nearly one in four people swim at least once a month, with around 80 million visits to swimming pools recorded every year. Surprisingly, although public baths have formed a vital part of community life since an 1846 Act of Parliament, their story has never been told in book form until now. Great Lengths, the eighth bo ...more
Paperback, 292 pages
Published March 31st 2009 by English Heritage (first published February 3rd 2009)
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Carl
Apr 24, 2012 Carl rated it 5 of 5 stars
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A wonderful insight in amazing places. Particularly poignant when having swam at a venue. Lovely understated background to each and what makes it special. The kind of book that inspires you to take up a challenge!
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Jan 04, 2010 Paperback Percy London rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Swimmers; Historical types
Thanks Angela and Richard. X
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