By Nigel Sadler

Ottery St Mary is known because the birthplace of poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge. despite the fact that, there's even more to it than this. Sitting within the appealing River Otter Vale, it truly is ruled through the crowd pleasing parish church, converted in 1342 to seem like Exeter Cathedral. Its streets, covered with old homes, meander and slender to evidently sluggish the speed of site visitors. it's a city happy with its historical past, the place traditions outdated and new thrive. Tar Barrel Day sees groups operating during the streets sporting burning barrels, whereas on Pixie Day the streets are jam-packed with mischief because the pixies try and kidnap the church bellringers. In actual carnival spirit, the citizens of Ottery St Mary consistently supply a contented welcome. Ottery St Mary via Time explores the heritage and personality of this captivating city in pleasant outdated and new photographs.

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