Industry

China Clay Cornwall

Entering China Clay Cornwall involves a lot of climbing providing a lot of laughs all round. Work seems to have stopped while the new facility next door roars on China clay, or kaolin, was first […]

Industry

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 […]

MOD

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 […]

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 […]

Industry

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 […]

Transport

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 […]