Welcome to Ivybridge Uncovered

A Mill Town Heritage

The Ivybridge Heritage & Archives Group aims to celebrate the rich history of Ivybridge and is dedicated to promoting a lively interest in the Town’s background and development by researching, collecting and preserving archives and photographic records of this unique Mill Town.

A winter’s evening – Erme Road

Welcome to Ivybridge Uncovered

A Mill Town Heritage

The Ivybridge Heritage & Archives Group aims to celebrate the rich history of Ivybridge and is dedicated to promoting a lively interest in the Town’s background and development by researching, collecting and preserving archives and photographic records of this unique Mill Town.

Welcome to Ivybridge Uncovered

A Mill Town Heritage

The Ivybridge Heritage & Archives Group aims to celebrate the rich history of Ivybridge and is dedicated to promoting a lively interest in the Town’s background and development by researching, collecting and preserving archives and photographic records of this unique Mill Town.
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Ivybridge Railway Station opened on 15 June 1848. However, by the 1950s the popularity of rail travel had dwindled, resulting in the closure of many local stations.

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Ivybridge Railway Station opened on 15 June 1848. However, by the 1950s the popularity of rail travel had dwindled, resulting in the closure of many local stations.

Ivybridge Railway Station Goods Yard

Whilst the passenger service at Ivybridge ceased in 1959, the goods yard located a little further down the line remained in operation. However, on 29 November 1965 the goods operation was unable to avoid the ‘Beeching Axe’ and the railway station was closed for good, with local man Tom Pettifer locking up for the very last time.

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Ivybridge Railway Station Goods Yard

Whilst the passenger service at Ivybridge ceased in 1959, the goods yard located a little further down the line remained in operation. However, on 29 November 1965 the goods operation was unable to avoid the ‘Beeching Axe’ and the railway station was closed for good, with local man Tom Pettifer locking up for the very last time.

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POSTCARDS FROM IVYBRIDGE

Several local entrepreneurs produced postcards depicting scenes of Ivybridge

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Several local entrepreneurs produced postcards depicting scenes of Ivybridge

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