Great Torrington, Devon

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Great Torrington, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.

Old Maps of Great Torrington

Historic Maps of Great Torrington and the local area.

Memories of Great Torrington
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Read and share your memories of Great Torrington itself or of a particular photo of Great Torrington.

I grew up in Torrington & my family still live there and I love to visit the Commons. My godfather Bob Cudmore who lived in Well Street all his life used to tell me so much history, I could listen to him for hours. My dad John Buckley moved down here with his mother, uncle Ted and sister from Durrington to (...Read full memory)

I was born in Calf Street, no 57 in 1957, my gran Annie Gilbert lived opposite and my uncle Alex used to have the local shop at bottom of Calf Street and there used to be a lady that sold milk next door. My dad used to keep pigs along with Mr Oake the log man. My dad used to work for Cedric (...Read full memory)