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    Drawing of Pilton Street by Graham Penn

    This copy no. 39/350 of a pen and ink drawing of Pilton Street is by Graham Penn. The date is unknown. We would love to find out more about Graham Penn and when it was drawn. Thanks to Albert Li...

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    Film of the First Pilton Festival 1982

    As the oldest part of Barnstaple, Pilton was granted a charter to hold an annual market by Edward III in the 14th Century. In 1982, the Rector of St Mary's Church - Rev. Anthony Geering - was inst...

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    Tea Party for the Royal Wedding in 1981

    This photograph also shows the Tea Party held to celebrate the Royal Wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer in July 1981. Second on the right is Dorrie Jeffery (or Jeffries), formerly of...

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    Aerial View of Pilton about 1933

    This aerial view of the village of Pilton was taken around 1933 by Arthur Dennis flying from Chivenor. Particular points of interest are: 1. the Broadgate House Tennis Court, which was reached by...

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    Box carting through Pilton

    Some of Pilton's 'old boys' remember their childhood racing box carts, or pram-wheel buggies, from Maer Top to the bottom of Pilton Street in the days when there was no traffic and only the risk of...

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    Pilton Green Man Festival Programme 2013

    This Pilton Green Man Festival Programme for 2013 shows how far Pilton Festival has developed as an event, with music, crafts, food and activities in Pilton Street and also in Rotary Gardens. Wide...

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    Pilton Church Hall formerly The Unicorn Inn

    The building which is now the Church Hall in Pilton Street has survived many changes during its long history, much of which will never be known as early records are rare, so the building itself tel...

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    Pilton Street in the 1920s (possibly)

    This picture dates from the early part of the 20th century judging by the cars and the dress of those walking up the street. Someone may have a more accurate date. The Gold Flake advert outside No ...

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