Bridge Buildings / Lilicos

The old photograph shows Bridge House (now home to Lilicos) and was taken from a vantage point between the two buildings that later become Bridge Chambers and Bridge End.. Move the slider left & right to compare the differences –

Barnstaple Northgate

Barnstaple Northgate – and a modern day comparison photo. You have to use your imagination a little bit for this one and accept that it might not be historically accurate, but I thought it was worth uploading, I hope you agree

St Mary’s Church

The site of Barnstaple’s St Mary’s Church, Then & Now. Move the slider left & right to compare the differences –

Boutport Street

Corner of Boutport Street & Vicarage Street, Then & Now. Move the slider left & right to compare the differences –

Albert Clock / Barnstaple Square

“Before” and “After” – drag the vertical slider left & right to reveal/hide what’s underneath

Barnstaple’s limestone tribute to Prince Albert – the Albert Clock. Interestingly the original design didn’t include a clock – simply for a tower & drinking fountain. As for these pictures, I’d love to know who the guy is with the P.A. van, and what he’s up to …

Pilton Park

Pilton Park, Then & Now. Move the slider left & right to compare the differences –

Barnstaple Long Bridge

Barnstaple Long Bridge undergoing extensive widening & strengthening in the early 1960s. Move the slider left & right to compare the differences –

Barum Arcade

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Penrose Almshouses

Built almost 400 years ago, and absolutely teeming with history, Penrose Almshouses in Barnstaple serve as a window into the town’s past. There can’t be too many places in the town, that have changed as little this over the last 100 years or so? Move the slider left & right to compare the differences –

The Strand

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