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.

Playing In Rainbow Woods

I was born in Combe Down, my parents owned 'Grove Stores' on the end of Hawthorn Grove. I have so many very happy memories of playing in Rainbow Woods, it looks a bit ...Read full memory

A memory of Combe Down by Sally Mason

Saunders And The Little Shop

Saunders was a sweet shop. The old black rickety split door, that I can still hear rattle now as it opened, and you stepped down two steps to get to the shop. Mr and ...Read full memory

A memory of Combe Down by Andy Russell

Was This My Place Of Birth?

On my original birth cert the above is listed as my place of birth. I was adopted but it seems born in Bath. I have always wanted to see where I was born - alas it is ...Read full memory