Briggs Shoemakers | Just Trio

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Briggs & Company Shoemakers – Just Trio. Southern end of Barnstaple High Street, Shapland and Petter shopfront.

Shapland and Petter were responsible for a number of shopfronts, here’s an advert from 1932.

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Fountain | Barnstaple Square

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The ornamental fountain on The Square.

72 Boutport Street

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72 Boutport Street.

Cross Street

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Top of Cross Street, looking into the High Street. For whatever reason old images of Cross Street seem to be pretty thin on the ground. This one however, is a great glimpse of what this spot was once like. Not hugely different, apart from having all the soul & character sucked out of it –

Albert Clock | The Square

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The Square, and the Albert Clock. Note in the old picture that it was taken before some prominent buildings were erected on The Square, including the building that now serves as the museum.

High Street

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Looking north up the High Street from Boutport Street.

Queen Anne’s Walk

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Queen Anne’s Walk. Not many differences at all despite the amount of time difference between the two shots.

Old Town Station | Civic Centre Car Park

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Adjacent to the old town station.

Old Town Station Crossing

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Crossing at the old Town Railway Station.

Barnstaple High Street

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Barnstaple High Street, “Then & Now”.