One of the last acts of the Paul Urban District Council was to put up street nameplates in Newlyn (though not Mousehole) as a belated response to r
After the First World War the government announced its intention to provide 'homes fit for heroes' for returning servicemen and their families.
Although No. 3 High Street, with its 18th century brick front like others in the row, probably contains timber framing, it is well hidden.
On the evidence of the continuity of the ceiling beams, it is likely that Nos.
Codford’s village theatre resulted from a society scandal during 1924-5, involving a young adventuress and a retired colonel, whom she married for
Most of today’s settlement lies along the High Street, the old main road running slightly south-eastwards from Codford St Peter to the bridge over
Wadham Locke, owner of Ashton Gifford House, built Ashton Gifford school at his own expense in 1844.
The transformation of Salisbury Plain from sheep downland to military training grounds, between 1897 and 1914, coincided with the heyday of railway
When war returned in 1939 Codford was again chosen as a military garrison for many regiments from the British armed forces who were joined in 1943
Although (as in the First World War) many regiments of British Servicemen were garrisoned at Codford, during the Second World War they were also jo