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Swimbridge, Devon
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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


We were evacuated to North Molton during the Second World War, I remember going to the school and being billeted in various homes, one on the hill near a baker's shop - what lovely smells. I also remember the Lysander plane that crashed into the church, and the bullets exploding. I remember going picking blueberries on Exmoor ...Read full memory

A memory of Swimbridge by Dennis Broad

Family Memory

My dad was from the area and my brother was brought up in the village by my gran. I remember playing in the shallows of the river by the bridge on a hot sunny summers day. I have lost touch with my brother and would love to find him.

A memory of Swimbridge by Ruth Dean