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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]