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2 edition of stranger"s hand-book to Plymouth, Devonport, Stonehouse, River Tamar, and vinicities. found in the catalog.

stranger"s hand-book to Plymouth, Devonport, Stonehouse, River Tamar, and vinicities.

Wood, William.

stranger"s hand-book to Plymouth, Devonport, Stonehouse, River Tamar, and vinicities.

by Wood, William.

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Published by W. Wood in Devonport .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination110 p. :
Number of Pages110
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19708201M

All the way up the Tamar, there are magnificent medieval stone arch bridges - some of which are over years-old. Plymouth: The growth of a port city. At the mouth of the Tamar, on the Devon side, there is the port city of Plymouth, and Devonport Dockyard. The River forms a natural boundary between Devon and Cornwall. Sons would join their fathers down the mine. In the mid 19th century the mines of the Tamar Valley made it the largest copper producing area in the World, following the chance find of a huge copper lode in the Devon bank on land owned by the Duke of Bedford.

  I was born in Torpoint on the River Tamar in and spent much of my youth messing around in boats on the river. The Tamar stretches from Plymouth to the Tamar Lakes near Bude a distance of about 45 miles and the river forms the . Plymouth River - a History of the Laira and Cattewater, Tiverton, Halsgrove Press () pp. [ISBN ] Gill, Crispin. Sutton Harbour, Tiverton, Halsgrove Press () pp. [ISBN ] Glanville, George. A Companion to the Plymouth and Devonport .

  GMT, Monday, 4 January Devon's rivers: The Tamar. The River Tamar is where Devon ends and Cornwall begins. The 50 mile long waterway provides a natural county boundary, starting just four miles short of Bude on the north Cornwall coast and flowing south, reaching the sea at Plymouth Sound. The route book of Devon: a guide for the stranger and tourist to the towns, County of Devon, and plans of Exeter, Plymouth, Devonport, and Stonehouse 88 The South Devon and Dorset coast End date:


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Stranger"s hand-book to Plymouth, Devonport, Stonehouse, River Tamar, and vinicities by Wood, William. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Stranger's Handbook to the Western Metropolis containing a concise and familiar description of Plymouth, Devonport, Stonehouse and neighbourhood including the government establishments A Naval Officer (Ed.). The stranger's hand-book, to the Western metropolis, compiled by a naval officer Mount Wise Mutton-cove navy neighbourhood noble ships officers piles Port range of buildings reign relief of Gibraltar residences River Tamar roof ROYAL MARINE Royal William Victualling seamen shed side situate spacious Stoke Damerel stone Stonehouse strangers.

The stranger's hand-book to Plymouth, Devonport, Stonehouse, River Tamar and vicinities.[]. - Held by: WSL: sB/PLY 1//STR: sB/PLY 1//STRr. - : Ian Maxted. The Route Book of Devon: A Guide for the Stranger and Tourist to the Towns, Watering Places, and Other Interesting Localities of This County; With Maps of the Roads, County of Devon, and Plans of Exeter, Plymouth, Devonport, and Stonehouse.

Stranger by the River helps you navigate the river of life in the tradition of other classics such as Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet, William Blake's mystical poetry, and the Bible's Song of Solomon.

Begin to experience a new consciousness when you see yourself from the perspective of Soul, a divine spark of God. Learn to recognize God's love through your /5(57). Page 36 - Some of the bones and fragments of bones which lay on and near the surface of the clay, have acquired a thin crust of stalagmite, but in none of them does it appear to have penetrated beyond the surface: the greater number were imbedded in the stiff clay, which adhered so firmly to them, that many were broken by the workmen in separating them from the.

Title: 'Plymouth, Stonehouse and Devonport' Condition: Good; suitable for framing. However, please note: The image shown may have been taken from a different example of this map than that which is offered for sale.

The map you will receive is in good condition but there may be minor variations in the condition from that shown in the cturer: Antiqua Print Gallery. Stonehouse Bridge, designed by John Smeaton and fully opened bybetter connected the two.

Displayed on the north west side of the Bridge, a photo artwork by local artist David Harbott is a reminder that the tidal waters of Stonehouse Creek originally ran much further inland.

Walking alongside the Devonport shore, there are glimpses of. Plymouth Princess (previously Sound Cruising) joined the Plymouth Boat Trips fleet before the season.

Plymouth Princess had run at Southend from to as the Britannia I and on the Thames as Thames Britannia to She was the first boat of Plymouth Boat Cruises in She passed to Sound Cruising in and to Plymouth Boat Trips before the. The village is situated on the River Tamar six miles south west of Tavistock and ten miles (16 km) north of Plymouth.

The parish has a population of 6, The village is part of the Tamar Valley AONB, lies on the scenic Tamar Valley railway, and is. Old And New Pictures Of Devonport, Mountwise And Other Parts Of Plymouth.

members. Love looking at old pictures, take a look at some of the. The River Tamar is 50 miles long and is a natural boundary between Devon and Cornwall. At the mouth of the Tamar, on the Devon side, there is the port city of Plymouth, and Devonport Dockyard.

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In the first Royal Dockyard opened on the Tamar, west of Plymouth. Within years of its construction, it had become the largest in England. A huge naval complex was later established including Plymouth Dock (later to become Devonport), and Stonehouse.

Devonport dockyard currently boasts the largest crane in Europe. The Three Towns. Full text of "Country-Borough of Plymouth : annual report of the Free public library and News-rooms other formats.

The oldest of the tramway companies that served Devonport was the Plymouth, Stonehouse and Devonport Tramways Company, which was founded in under the Tramways Act It laid a line of 4 feet 8½ inch gauge track fro the Plymouth Clock Tower (Derry's Clock) through Union Street, Edgcumbe Street, across Stonehouse Bridge, up Devonport.

Devonport, formerly named Plymouth Dock or just Dock, is a district of Plymouth in the English county of Devon, although it was, at one time, the more important became a county borough in Devonport was originally one of the "Three Towns" (along with Plymouth and East Stonehouse); these merged in to form what would become in the City of Plymouth.

Plymouth in PLYMOUTH, a seaport, corporate, and market town in Devonshire, miles in a direct line west-south-west of St. Paul’s, London, and miles from the General Post-Office, London, by the South-western Railroad to Basingstoke, and from thence by mail-road through Whitchurch, Andover, Amesburv, Wincanton, Ilminster, Exeter, and Ashburton.

English: Identifier: pictorialdesplym00lond (find matches) Title: A pictorial and descriptive guide to Plymouth, Stonehouse and Devonport with excursions by river, road and sea Year: Authors: Subjects: Publisher: London, Ward Contributing Library: Robarts - University of Toronto Digitizing Sponsor: University of Toronto View Book Page: Book Viewer.

Directory. Below are a few extracts (A and B only) from the Devonport section of the Directory of Plymouth, Stonehouse, Devonport, Stoke, and Morice Town - transcribed from the images generously available on Terry Williams' website Plymouth & South West Devon: a Genealogical Miscellany.

Note: in Devonport, Stoke and Morice Town were all one and. The Hoe overlooks Plymouth Sound and Drake’s island was originally called St Nicholas’ Island but its name was changed after Sir Francis Drake became governor and fortified the island.

Since then it has served several purposes including that of a prison. Further out the breakwater juts out into the Tamar Estuary, protecting Plymouth Sound from the prevailing .Mr G A Daymond was a Councillor for Tamerton Ward on Devonport Borough Council in [] George A Daymond was listed as a builder at 9 Mount Tamar Villas, Victoria Road, Saint Budeaux, in [/D&C].Plymouth Newsroom - latest Plymouth news and events.

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