Rilla Mill, Cornwall
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Jean Rhys

I visited Cheriton Fitzpaine some years ago looking for the house where the novelist Jean Rhys lived in the 1960's and where she wrote at least part of "Wide Sargasso Sea". But I couldn't be sure which house it was. Can anyone identify the exact house for me, if it still exists?

Wonderful Times In Cheriton Fitzpaine

I grew up in Cheriton Fitzpaine, I lived at 1 Wordland Cross and went to the local primary school before going to the Shelley School in Crediton. I loved living in that village, I remember lots ...Read full memory