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Ilfracombe Collection

Background imageIlfracombe 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 imageIlfracombe Collection: Ilfracombe Engine Shed, c1950s

Ilfracombe Engine Shed, c1950s
A view of Ilfracombe Engine shed with Southern Railway locomotives No. 1836 and No.375 parked up

Background imageIlfracombe 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 imageIlfracombe Collection: Cliffs at Ilfracombe, Devon

Cliffs at Ilfracombe, Devon
A GWR publicity view of the cliffs near Ilfracombe in Devon in c.1920s-1930s. The Chapel of St Nicholas can be seen on the top of the cliff towards the right of the image

Background imageIlfracombe Collection: Recreation Grounds at Ilfracombe, Devon, September 1934

Recreation Grounds at Ilfracombe, Devon, September 1934
A GWR publicity view of people relaxing with cups of tea at the Larkstone Recreation Grounds at Ilfracombe in Devon, September 1934

Background imageIlfracombe Collection: Bowling Green & Pavilion at Ilfracombe, Devon, September 1934

Bowling Green & Pavilion at Ilfracombe, Devon, September 1934
A GWR publicity view of the Bowling Green & Pavilion at Ilfracombe in Devon, September 1934. The Victoria Pavilion opened at the Capstone Parade in 1888

Background imageIlfracombe Collection: Capstone Hill, Ilfracombe, Devon, 1929

Capstone Hill, Ilfracombe, Devon, 1929
A GWR publicity view of Capstone Hill and Wildersmouth Cove at Ilfracombe in Devon, August 1929. The Promenade and the Capstone Parade can be seen hugging the shoreline in this image

Background imageIlfracombe Collection: Ilfracombe Coast, Devon, September 1934

Ilfracombe Coast, Devon, September 1934
A GWR publicity view of the coastal road from Ilfracombe in Devon to the village of Lee. Taken in September 1934, this image shows the walking path along the attractively rugged coastline of The

Background imageIlfracombe Collection: Cliffs at Ilfracombe, Devon, September 1934

Cliffs at Ilfracombe, Devon, September 1934
A GWR publicity view of the cliffs at Arganite Bay or White Pebble Bay near Ilfracombe in Devon, September 1934. The rugged coastline of North Devon is shown in this image with Hillsborough nature

Background imageIlfracombe Collection: Ilfracombe, Devon, September 1934

Ilfracombe, Devon, September 1934
A GWR publicty view of Ilfracombe in Devon taken in September 1934 from Rapparee Cove. The Chapel of St Nicholas and the harbour can be seen in the distance

Background imageIlfracombe Collection: Wildersmouth Cove, Ilfracombe, Devon, September 1934

Wildersmouth Cove, Ilfracombe, Devon, September 1934
A GWR publicity view of Wildersmouth Cove at Ilfracombe in Devon. Taken in September 1934 this image shows holidaymakers having fun on the beach and lounging in deckchairs with a pavilion


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