Highampton Local History Group

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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