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Devon Collection

Background imageDevon Collection: Bittaford Platform, Devon, c. 1960

Bittaford Platform, Devon, c. 1960
A view of a disused Bittaford Platform in Devon, taken around 1960, soon after its closure. This unstaffed station opened in 1907 by the Bittaford Viaduct and closed in 1959

Background imageDevon Collection: Ivybridge Station and Viaduct, Devon, c. 1890

Ivybridge Station and Viaduct, Devon, c. 1890
A view of Ivybridge station and the Ivybridge Viaduct, Devon, c.1890. This is Brunels old timber viaduct, shown prior to its replacement in 1892

Background imageDevon Collection: Earl of Clancarty, No. 5058 with Dinmore Manor, No. 7820 at Aller Junction, September 1958

Earl of Clancarty, No. 5058 with Dinmore Manor, No. 7820 at Aller Junction, September 1958

Background imageDevon Collection: King Class locomotive at Dawlish, 1933

King Class locomotive at Dawlish, 1933

Background imageDevon Collection: Bigbury-on-Sea from Burgh Island, Devon, September 1935

Bigbury-on-Sea from Burgh Island, Devon, September 1935
A GWR publicity view of Bigbury-on-Sea on the southern coast of Devon, taken from Burgh Island in September 1935. The image shows the art-deco style Burgh Island Hotel and a number of houses

Background imageDevon Collection: Plymouth Tinside Lido, c. 1935

Plymouth Tinside Lido, c. 1935
Crowds are gathered on the steps of the Lido to take part in swimming, bathing and diving. The Lido opened in 1935 and was built to a classic art deco style

Background imageDevon Collection: Newton Abbot Station, Devon, 1945

Newton Abbot Station, Devon, 1945
A view of Newton Abbot station in Devon, 1945, showing Southern Railway locomotive No. 1848 at the station. Newton Abbot station underwent an extension and rebuild between the wars

Background imageDevon Collection: Gara Bridge Station, Devon

Gara Bridge Station, Devon
A member of station staff stands on the down platform at Gara Bridge Station looking south towards Kingsbridge. The level crossing gates behind him are closed to rail traffic

Background imageDevon Collection: Steer Point Station, Devon, c. 1898

Steer Point Station, Devon, c. 1898
A view of Steer Point station on the Plymouth to Yealmpton Line, at Brixton, east of Plymouth in Devon, c.1898. The station opened in January 1898 and closed in 1930

Background imageDevon Collection: Plympton Station, Devon, c. 1920

Plympton Station, Devon, c. 1920
A view of Plympton Station, Devon, c.1920, showing a few passengers on the platforms and the station buildings. Plympton station opened in June 1848 as part of the South Devon Railway

Background imageDevon Collection: Walkham Viaduct

Walkham Viaduct
A timber viaduct on the Plymouth to Tavistock line

Background imageDevon Collection: Castle Class, No. 7029, Clun Castle at Newton Abbot Station, c. 1950s

Castle Class, No. 7029, Clun Castle at Newton Abbot Station, c. 1950s
A view of Castle Class, No. 7029, Clun Castle at Newton Abbot Station, Devon, c.1950s. The station opened with the name Newton in December 1846 by the South Devon Railway Company

Background imageDevon Collection: Overall view of Newton Abbot Station, Devon, c. 1920s

Overall view of Newton Abbot Station, Devon, c. 1920s
An overall view of Newton Abbot Station, Devon, c.1920s. The station opened with the name Newton in December 1846 by the South Devon Railway Company

Background imageDevon Collection: Brent Station, Devon, c. 1950s

Brent Station, Devon, c. 1950s
A view of Brent station, Devon, c.1950s, showing a locomotive at the station and members of station staff on the platform

Background imageDevon Collection: Dartmouth and Kingswear from Warfleet, c1900

Dartmouth and Kingswear from Warfleet, c1900
A GWR publicity shot. This photograph was taken prior to the building of the Naval College building in 1905. The wooden hulk, Britannia, can be seen far upstream. It was used as a cadet training ship

Background imageDevon Collection: Horrabridge, Devon, 1923

Horrabridge, Devon, 1923
A view of the village of Horrabridge in Devon, 1923, showing the tracks and rolling stock in the foreground. Horrabridge station opened on the South Devon and Tavistock Railway in 1859

Background imageDevon Collection: Exmouth Beach, Devon, July 1950

Exmouth Beach, Devon, July 1950
A crowd of children are gathered on the beach at Exmouth to watch a showing of Punch and Judy. Other families are enjoying the beach and the sea

Background imageDevon Collection: Southern Locomotive, Lydford, at Okehampton Station, 1957

Southern Locomotive, Lydford, at Okehampton Station, 1957
A Southern Railway locomotive, no.34106 (named Lydford and part of the Battle of Britain class) sits at Okehampton Station in June 1957

Background imageDevon Collection: The Seafront at Sidmouth, Devon, August 1931

The Seafront at Sidmouth, Devon, August 1931
A GWR publicity view of the seafront at Sidmouth in South Devon, taken in August 1931. This image shows the many groynes going out to sea and holidaymakers on the shingle beach enjoying themselves

Background imageDevon Collection: King George V at Plymouth, c1930s

King George V at Plymouth, c1930s
King class locomotive number 6000, King George V, can be seen here at the GWRs Millbay Docks in Plymouth. It is seen alongside a Western Nation bus

Background imageDevon Collection: The Square, Barnstaple, September 1934

The Square, Barnstaple, September 1934
Several people are enjoying the formal gardens of The Square in Barnstaple. Behind The Square various shops can be seen including Maison Viola (dressmakers)

Background imageDevon Collection: Burrator Lake, Devon, August 1928

Burrator Lake, Devon, August 1928
View of Burrator Reservoir, Devon, August 1928 showing the suspension bridge and dam. A small group of people are admiring the vista from the path

Background imageDevon Collection: Opening ceremony of the Plymouth to Yealmpton Line, January 1898

Opening ceremony of the Plymouth to Yealmpton Line, January 1898
A view of the Opening Ceremony at Yealmpton Station on the Plymouth to Yealmpton Line, Devon in January 1898

Background imageDevon Collection: Bungalows at Exmouth, Devon, July 1923

Bungalows at Exmouth, Devon, July 1923
A GWR publicity view of seaside bungalows at Exmouth in Devon, July 1923. Each bungalow has direct access to the water via a ladder which leads down to boats waiting below

Background imageDevon Collection: Brixham Harbour and town, Devon, c. 1930s

Brixham Harbour and town, Devon, c. 1930s
Two couples are enjoying the sights and sounds of a busy Brixham Harbour. One lady sunbathes, whilst her partner paints the view. The town on Brixham can be seen in the background

Background imageDevon Collection: Blackpool Sands, Devon, c1950

Blackpool Sands, Devon, c1950
Dozens of families are enjoying the beach at Blackpool Sands. The beach is 4 miles south of Dartmouth

Background imageDevon Collection: Newton Abbot Station, Devon, c. 1920s

Newton Abbot Station, Devon, c. 1920s
A view of Newton Abbot Station, Devon, c.1920s. The station opened with the name Newton in December 1846 by the South Devon Railway Company

Background imageDevon Collection: Signal gantry at Newton Abbot Station, Devon, c. 1920

Signal gantry at Newton Abbot Station, Devon, c. 1920
A view of signal gantry at Newton Abbot Station, Devon, c.1920. The station opened with the name Newton in December 1846 by the South Devon Railway Company

Background imageDevon Collection: Horrabridge Station, Devon, c. 1960s

Horrabridge Station, Devon, c. 1960s
A view of Horrabridge Station in Devon, c.1960s, taken at platform level. Horrabridge station opened on the South Devon and Tavistock Railway in 1859 and closed to passengers in 1962

Background imageDevon Collection: Horrabridge Station, Devon, April 1960

Horrabridge Station, Devon, April 1960
A view of Horrabridge station in Devon taken in April 1960, showing engine number 1434 passing engine number 5531. Horrabridge station opened on the South Devon and Tavistock Railway in 1859

Background imageDevon Collection: Paignton Promenade, Devon, Summer 1950

Paignton Promenade, Devon, Summer 1950
A view looking south along the promenade at Paignton. It is adorned with flags of the World, perhaps celebrating the football World Cup taking place in Brazil during June and July of 1950

Background imageDevon Collection: Bishops Nympton and Molland Station, Devon, c. 1960

Bishops Nympton and Molland Station, Devon, c. 1960
A view of Bishops Nympton and Molland Station in Devon, c.1960. Originally part of the Devon & Somerset Railway the station opened in the 1870s

Background imageDevon Collection: Lynmouth from Lynton, Devon, 1929

Lynmouth from Lynton, Devon, 1929
A view of Lynmouth from Lynton showing the north Devon coastal cliffs in the distance, taken in August 1929. The original iconic Rhenish Tower can be seen on the pier at the bottom of this image

Background imageDevon Collection: Teignmouth from Shaldon, Devon, August 1937

Teignmouth from Shaldon, Devon, August 1937
A GWR publicity view of the seaside town of Teignmouth in Devon, showing the estuary, beaches, town and pier. This image was taken in August 1937 from the Shaldon Botanical Gardens on the southern

Background imageDevon Collection: Teignmouth from Shaldon, Devon, September 1933

Teignmouth from Shaldon, Devon, September 1933
A GWR publicity view of the seaside town of Teignmouth in Devon, showing the estuary, beaches, town and pier. This image was taken in September 1933 from the Shaldon Botanical Gardens on the southern

Background imageDevon Collection: Horrabridge Station, Devon, August 1954

Horrabridge Station, Devon, August 1954
A view of Horrabridge Station in Devon, taken from the window of a train carriage at the station in August 1954, showing the platform, station building and signal box

Background imageDevon Collection: Turntable at Ifracombe Engine Shed, Devon, 1950s

Turntable at Ifracombe Engine Shed, Devon, 1950s
A view of the turntable at Ilfracombe Engine Shed, Devon in the 1950s. The turntable was used to turn steam locomotives so that they could return in the direction from which they had come

Background imageDevon Collection: Bittaford Platform and Viaduct, Devon, c. 1920s

Bittaford Platform and Viaduct, Devon, c. 1920s
A view of Bittaford Platform and Viaduct, Devon, c.1920s. This unstaffed station opened in 1907 by the Bittaford Viaduct and closed in 1959

Background imageDevon Collection: Teignmouth Beach, Devon, August 1950

Teignmouth Beach, Devon, August 1950
A GWR publicity view of the East Beach at the seaside town of Teignmouth in Devon, August 1950. This image was probably taken from the Grand Pier

Background imageDevon Collection: The Pavilion at Ilfracombe, Devon, September 1934

The Pavilion at Ilfracombe, Devon, September 1934
A GWR publicity view of holidaymakers outside the Victoria Pavilion at Capstone Parade in Ilfracombe, Devon, in September 1934

Background imageDevon Collection: Fore Street, Totnes, Devon, c1910

Fore Street, Totnes, Devon, c1910
A view looking west up Fore Street towards the famous Eastgate arch. The arch was an Elizabethan structure that marked the boundary of the old medieval town

Background imageDevon Collection: Paignton Harbour, c. 1960s

Paignton Harbour, c. 1960s
A rather glamorous woman and a fisherman sit amongst lobster baskets and boats in this staged shot from the 1960s. The light coloured building in the background is the Harbour Light Cafe

Background imageDevon Collection: Goodrington Sands, Devon, 1933

Goodrington Sands, Devon, 1933
This view of Goodrington Sands, Paignton, shows hoards of families enjoying the beach. A slide can be seen in the sea providing entertainment for everyone!

Background imageDevon Collection: Lynmouth, Devon, September 1934

Lynmouth, Devon, September 1934
A view looking south up the short steep hill that is Lynmouth Street by the quay. Lots of families are bustling around the village and harbour

Background imageDevon Collection: South Embankment, Dartmouth, August 1950

South Embankment, Dartmouth, August 1950
The steamer, the PS Compton Castle, is moored at the South Embankment in Dartmouth. It is packed full of visitors embarking after using the ferry crossing from Kingswear

Background imageDevon Collection: Brixham Harbour, Devon, c1930s

Brixham Harbour, Devon, c1930s
A group of fishermen are gathered at Brixham Harbour, in this view looking south-east. The harbour is busy with fishing vessels

Background imageDevon Collection: Churston Station, about 1960

Churston Station, about 1960
This view of Churston station shows the platform for the branch line to Brixham. A porter is sorting out cages, presumably from the fish traffic from the harbour

Background imageDevon Collection: Brixham Station in about 1960

Brixham Station in about 1960
A view of Brixham Station in about 1960 looking towards Churston. A man and a porter stand talking on the platform waiting for the next arrival



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