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 […]


Lee Bay Hotel

On a hot day we head to Lee bay, this foreboding hotel sat on the seafront looks menacing, it involved a lot of climbing but once inside we could chill. We decide to work from […]


Bourton Mill

Bourton Mill used to process wet foods and turn them into powder such as milk. we took a good look around and even found the machines that dried the goods into a fine powder. you […]

Night Life

Millennium Nightclub

The Gaumont Palace (Millennium Nightclub) in Union Street, Plymouth, opened in 1931. fluted columns and tiled foyers immediately attract attention whilst inside the auditorium a mighty Compton organ sits at a cost of over £6,000. […]

Night Life

Dance Academy

The Palace Theater (Dance Academy) on Union Street, Plymouth for the Livermore Brothers in 1898 by the architects Wimperis and Arber as a Music Hall and Variety Theater and formed part of a development which […]


Ottermill Switchgear

Ottermill Switchgear ​Attempting to revive the local economy, Sir George Yonge and Sir John Duntze, Members of Parliament and joint Lords of the Manor launched a scheme in 1788 to build a new manufactory at […]


Dartmoor Railway

The Dartmoor Railway is a 15 1⁄2-mile (24.9 km) long railway line in Devon, England. From Crediton, the line parallels the Tarka Line to the site of the former Coleford Junction. Heading west, it then serves Sampford Courtenay, Okehampton and Meldon Quarry. in the past freight trains served the ballast quarry […]


Aalen House

Aalen House is a small nursing home that is based in Okehampton It was vacated and residents were moved into units in Hatherleigh Entering was pretty straight forward and instantly the smell of decay hits […]