Dartmouth, St Saviour's Church, The Old Door 1896

Dartmouth, St Saviour's Church, The Old Door 1896

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Memories of Dartmouth

Learning To Swim

I moved to Dartmouth in 1948 with my mother, Joan and father, Joseph Gower. We lived in Southford Road and in the summer walked out to Castle Cove. There were still changing huts above the small pool, seen here below the ...Read full memory

Lovely Little Dartmouth, A Time Capsule

My uncle, Reginald, always called Dartmouth, "The Town That Time Forgot". And he meant that in a good way because Dartmouth was largely unchanged over the years and of course, as a result, is now quite ...Read full memory

Warfleet

I first came to Dartmouth in 1966 as a member of the Vancouver Boys Band. We were a 39 piece military style marching/concert band. All of us in the band fell in love with Dartmouth. We were hired to play for the Carnival in June and ...Read full memory

A memory of Dartmouth by Chris Best

Britannia Royal Naval College Dartmouth

I joined the College in Sep 1965 at the last moment so they were not really expecting me despite the fact MOD Navy told me to proceed. I was not a brilliant pupil, but ready to give it my all. I was ...Read full memory

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History

Despite the prominent date of 1631 in the centre of this door, the glorious ironwork depicting lions and trees is thought to date from the 13th century; the later date is probably that of a repair. The door now stands in the south porch.

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