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    Fremington Army Camp

    Fremington Army Camp is a military camp in the village of Fremington, Devon, England, which is use d as a base to train the United States Army Air Corps. It is originally located there to [...]
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    HMS Royal Arthur

    Royal Arthur was a shore establishment of the Royal Navy, initially at Ingoldmells and later at Corsham, Wiltshire. During the Second World War, the holiday camp at Ingoldmells is use d to mainly train communications branch ratings and officers Shortly after the [...]
  • Night Life

    Reel Cinema Plymouth

    Roaming around Reel Cinema Plymouth was sad seeing that local youths have smashed the art deco ceilings. The old cinema seats that would bring joy and pleasure to many now sitting empty growing mold Reel [...]
  • MOD

    Mount wise Bunker

    After visiting Mount Wise Bunker on a guided tour 10 years ago before operations were ceasing we recently found out a well know bunker opener had broken into Mount Wise armed with only a torch [...]
  • Hotels

    River Yealm Hotel

    In 1891 the proposed River Yealm Hotel is designed, builders employed and work starts. The original idea for the River Yealm is that it would provide accommodation for potential purchasers of the building plots into [...]
  • Schools

    Crookham Court School

    The construction of Crookham Court around this time and continued in two more phases over the next fifty years.  Since then it has served several purposes such as a manor house, a junior school and [...]
  • Industry

    Fantasy Foods

    “As I sit writing this I can still remember the Fantasy Foods smell … Coffee and Ice-cream mixed with damp. The whole place is filled with various ingredients for mixing into the ice-creams  and various machines [...]
  • NHS

    South Efford House

    South Efford House, which faces north-east, consists of a principal central portion, with two wings. South Efford House, on the south bank of the River Avon, is though t to originate in the late C18 [...]
  • NHS

    Convent of Notre Dame

    The Convent of Notre Dame is in Derriford, Plymouth, and the chapel is buil t in 1971 to the designs of a Mr. Lane. It contains a stained glass window Father Charles Norris of Buckfast [...]
  • Industry

    Steer Point Brickworks

    No longer viable the Steer Point Factory, located near the Yealm estuary in Steer Point Road, Brixton, was once part of ‘the brickbusiness’ group. The original brickworks dates back to the 1890s but the present [...]

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Penhale Camp

Penhale Camp, near Holywell Bay about six miles outside of Newquay originally developed by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) in 1939 as an emergency measure to train anti-aircraft gunners. Evidence of the gun sites, searchlight […]

Hotels

Palace Hotel Torquay

The Palace Hotel Torquay created in the 1920s from a villa built for the Bishop of Exeter . In 1921 the building is purchased by George Hands who was at the time a Birmingham Industrialist who […]

NHS

Stover Park (Ilford Park)

Stover Park camp as its known is one of 45 camps/hostels ran by the National Assistance Board catering for the needs of displaced Polish people who survived the war the traumas of deportations into the […]

Industry

Totnes Dairy

The Brunel buildings (Totnes Dairy) used for various storage purposes including, during the early parts of the 20th century, as a warehouse for Symons Cyder. In 1934 the complex of buildings taken over by Daws […]

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Central Park Air Raid Shelter

Central Park Air Raid Shelter When war broke out in 1939, the character of Central park changed considerably it quickly turns into allotments for growing food, and space set aside air-raid shelters and a prisoner […]

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Fremington Army Camp

Fremington Army Camp is a military camp in the village of Fremington, Devon, England, which is use d as a base to train the United States Army Air Corps. It is originally located there to […]

Industry

Torrington Dairy

Torrington Dairy Crest sits in Taddiport and was part of the dairy crest group. This site is huge and spans over two buildings, one for processing and the other was for distribution. A walk inside […]

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Houses

Glitterball House

After walking down a country footpath we spotted Glitterball House on the side. This sorry looking building has seen better days After climbing over a small bank of mud we were in the garden. Looking […]

NHS

Talgarth Asylum

On arriving the Talgarth Asylum we realized just how big the site was. We make our way around the different rooms and corridors taking pictures until a member of the group stepped on a floor […]

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