Barnstaple, Devon (near Derby)
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Railway Info.

Date of this photograph is c1874/75 as the railway viaduct is complete.

A memory of Barnstaple

School Swimming Lessons

I remember well going to the swimming baths once a week during the summer for swimming lessons. We used to walk from Pilton School to Rock Park, or those of us with bikes ...Read full memory

A Crying Shame

The Castle used to be the home of the borough council, but was demolished some time during the 1960s and a new civic centre, which is an eyesore, was built on the land opposite. It was an absolute travesty that this lovely building was destroyed.

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