Strand & the Tome Stone

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Looking towards Strand from Queen Anne’s Walk with the Tome Stone in the foreground

Newport Road

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Newport Road

Barnstaple Square | Albert Clock

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Barnstaple Square & Albert Clock. Apart from the road layout there’s not an awful lot of difference –

Castle Quay | River Taw |Long Bridge

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Castle Quay.

Old Railway Bridge

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The old railway bridge over the River Taw, and a very different-looking Strand.

Swimming Baths | Rock Park

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Swimming Baths at Rock Park.

Barnstaple Square Day Trippers

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Barnstaple Square – Would love to know more about this photo!

Barnstaple Rock Park Diamond Jubilee

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Rock Park Diamond Jubilee celebrations – and a modern day comparison photo supplied by Michael Parkin.

 

Details of the day's events marking the Diamond Jubilee, North Devon Journal 1897 June 1997

Details of the day’s events marking the Diamond Jubilee, North Devon Journal, June 1897

Boutport Street Methodist Church | Norah Bellot Court

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Another view of Boutport Street, the earlier picture showing the Methodist Church before it was allowed to go to ruin, later demolished and replaced with an old folk’s home.