Highampton Local History Group

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We are pleased to display some of the photographs of Highampton in our possession below and in photo galleries.  We hope you find them interesting.



Approach to Highampton from Holsworthy c 1904


The same view at a later date


The Old Post Office with Mrs Clarke (on Bert’s right) c 1920


Highampton Postman Bert Clarke ready for Sheepwash & Shebbear deliveries c 1904


The Post Office & village pump, Highampton in mid 1900’s


Highampton Church



View from the Church Tower


Hunt outside the Golden Inn


Ivy Balsdon in pushcart & 2 sisters outside Rose Cottage

& Stokevilla - later renamed Ladycott


Claude Westlake’s grandparents, Mr & Mrs Sanders outside Fern Cottage

with Claude’s mother Mabel, and his aunt Alice Newcombe


The Golden Inn showing the former petrol pumps




Please see the Village Gallery for more old photos of the village properties and local activities.



The modern dairy set-up at Town Barton Farm circa 1966


Please see the Local Farming page for more photograph galleries of agricultural life in the area.



Highampton County Primary School


Please see the School Gallery for more photographs of their activities and their entry for the 2009 Hatherleigh Carnival.





























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