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Devizes, The Brittox c.1960

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Devizes, The Brittox c.1960

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Memories of Devizes

The Crammer Devizes

As a small child I would stay with my Gr Gr Aunts and Uncle in their three storey house with a door just like No.10 Downing Street the house was in Southbroom Road near the not ...Read full memory

A memory of Devizes by Anne Parsons

Quaker's Walk

I was employed to fell the elm trees lining the walk during the Dutch Elm disease crisis that cleared so many beautiful trees from a lovely area. My only consolation was the glorious view up to Oliver's Castle which is now sadly blocked by housing estates.

A memory of Devizes by Tim Evans

Notes From The Frith Files.

During WW2 the hut at the top of the building provided shelter from the weather for members of the Observer Corps later known as The Royal Observer Corps.

A memory of Devizes by The Frith Memory Archivist

Prison Buildings By Side Of Canal

Hello, My name is John Ryan and I can remember Devizes when I was evacuated there in 1940 from Tilbury Essex. I was 11 years old. I can remember where we all ...Read full memory

A memory of Devizes by John Ryan

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About this photo

These buildings are listed, and the upper floors remain unaltered since their erection in the 18th century. Look above the shop fronts of Timothy Whites, Baxters and Hiltons on the left and see the fine brickwork, the stone quoins and the sash windows.

This is an excerpt from Devizes Town and City Memories, by Dee La Vardera