Croyde Memories

Read and share memories of Croyde

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  • How does it feature in your personal history?
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  • How has it changed over the years?
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I was born and lived the early years of my life in South Molton.   My father had his own building firm there.   In 1958 we moved to Croyde Bay my father having bought this large house on the cliffs above the bay for £1800.   This photo shows it before it became a motel.   He put a new roof on the property in tiles rather than the (...Read full memory)