East The Water

A Memory of Bideford

Hi Folks,

I am looking for an old photograph. Just over the bridge on the East The Water side of Bideford is the parking lot for the Royal Hotel. In days gone by, and in my youth, as I was born in Torrington Street, it used to be a square. At the edge of the square which was the bridge end of Torrington Street was a fish and chip shop. At the top of the building of the fish and chip shop was mounted a sculptered eagle.

Does anyone have a photo of this eagle please

The granddaughter of the fish and chip owners is a wonderful lady. We drifted apart to different sides of the world, but due to a beautiful set of events we have been brought back together. We recently said hello to each other after a gap of 50 years, just magic.

I hope that somebody might be able to help

Thanks in advance

Eddie Neylon

A memory shared by Eddie Neylon , on Nov 17th, 2010.

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