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Axminster



Introduction of Axminster
Town on the Axe River, 25 mi ENE of Exeter,Devon. One of the first Saxon settlements in Devon,it was founded in the eighth century. From 1755 to1835 it was famous for its carpet manufacturingindustry established by Thomas Whitty.Town on the Axe River, 25 mi ENE of Exeter,Devon. One of the first Saxon settlements in Devon,it was founded in the eighth century. From 1755 to1835 it was famous for its carpet manufacturingindustry established by Thomas Whitty.

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