Combe Down, Avon
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Combe Down and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Kingham Cottages 1960

My Gran and Grandad (Mr and Mrs Doman) lived in one of the cottages next to kingham House in the late fifties early sixties, next door to a Mr and Mrs Cole. They had a son called Cyril. Does any one remember them or have any old photos? My Grandad used to work for Monkton Combe school and I believe the house was owned by ...Read full memory

A memory of Combe Down by peachhog

Childhood Days

This picture of Combe Road brings back many memories, looking straight ahead and slightly to the right is Summer Lane where I attended infant school, the shop on the left was a tobacconist and sweet shop at this time. On the right of the picture would be the King William pub, adjacent to the shop was a small lane that lead ...Read full memory


There was a man called Mr Cole that lived along North Road pass the Horseshoe, both his children went to Combe Down Junior School. The girl was called Rebecca, but I cannot remember the boy's name. The father always took pictures and I am sure he must have a collection of them somewhere, it would be great to see them. I did have ...Read full memory

A memory of Combe Down by Julie Hill