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Caption for Yealmpton, From The Bridge 1904: Yealmpton, always pronounced Yampton, stands on the River Yealm near to the end of its short journey from Dartmoor to the sea. The church is very much a Victorian restoration, but has some excellent old tombs, particularly the 17th-century one for Mary Copleston, whose effigy is surrounded by three of her seven children.

Memories of Yealmpton

Now living in Australia and having revisited Yealmpton in recent times, the changes are amazing. Where there used to be fields in which I played with mates, sadly houses now stand. The old bridge, church, Mother Hubbard's Cottage and pubs are still much as I remember them, but the old charm seems (...Read full memory)

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