Wiveliscombe, Somerset

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Wiveliscombe, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Wiveliscombe

Historic Maps of Wiveliscombe and the local area.

In 1985 my family and I moved from South Africa and purchased the detached house at number 24 West street, called Bay House. This house was built by E.B.D. Hall M.R.C.V.S. He was the local veterinary surgeon but on his death his wife lived on in the house until her death when the house went on the market and (...Read full memory)

Here is another tale of recollection of the Wiveliscombe Donkey Derby. In November 1967 we had moved from the New Forest to Uppingtons, 6 High Street Wiveliscombe, a strange 3 floored Georgian house that sat between the Chemist and the cake shop/restaurant ran by Mr Rates. Wivey was a thriving little (...Read full memory)