Old Maps of Horrabridge

Historic Maps of Horrabridge and the local area.

Memories of Horrabridge

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1950's to 1960's There were two butchers (Chinn's was one), two bakers (Toops and Hancocks), two barbers (Mr Colwill and Stansbury's who also had a Christmas Club for toys) numerous grocery shops. A Draper's shop that sold nearly everything - wool, a shilling an ounce skein. Post Office and (...Read full memory)

A section of this photograph was used by Peter Firmin and Oliver Postgate for one of the opening sequences in the programme Bagpuss. This was confirmed in 1978 when a Horrabridge resident wrote to the Bagpuss programme and received a reply from Mrs Joan Firmin giving an account of how the picture used came from an old postacrd (...Read full memory)