Buck's Mills, Devon
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Buck's Mills and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Long Lost Friends

I would love to know what happened to two friends , Fran and Sara Sutton, both R.A. artists who moved to Bucks Mills and converted the chapel into a studio during the 1960s; I stayed with them in the summer of 1974 but after some years lost touch and recently viewed the empty and deserted chapel with great sadness ...Read full memory

A memory of Buck's Mills by Brian Conn

1960s In Bucks Mills

The earliest photo of me on Bucks Mills beach is in a pushchair from about 1951 -52! We were visiting for the day from my grandparents home in Bradworthy. In 1959 my grandparents, John and Gladys Dunn moved to Trundle Cottage (now Leat Cottage). For the next 9 years most of my Easter and summer holidays were spent ...Read full memory

Mystery Postcard

I have an old, and I assume original, Frith postcard with the above photo on it and these words: "This is your father's early home. It once belonged to your grandfather. He sold it when he went to .....(illegible) Thought you would like to see it. I was born there. With love from J.B." There is no name, address, or ...Read full memory