Welcome to Ivybridge Uncovered

A Mill Town Heritage

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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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Welcome to Ivybridge Uncovered

A Mill Town Heritage

ivybridge-heritage-logo
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.

Primroses

from Devon

Each April Stowford Paper Mill sent out locally picked primroses to all of its customers around the country. Each box contained two bunches of 50 primroses together with 5 leaves. However, due to growing environmental concerns in the 1980s this tradition ceased at the end of that decade.

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Primroses

from Devon

Each April Stowford Paper Mill sent out locally picked primroses to all of its customers around the country. Each box contained two bunches of 50 primroses together with 5 leaves. However, due to growing environmental concerns in the 1980s this tradition ceased at the end of that decade.

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Follow the journey from the first watermarks created at Stowford Paper Mill in the mid nineteenth century to the very last one made in 2013 to mark the end of paper making in Ivybridge after 226 years of continuous production.

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Land Surveying & Benchmarks

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Land Surveying and Benchmarks in Ivybridge

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Land Surveying
Primroses from Devon mobile link
People of Ivy
People of Ivybridge Homepage 2019

Several streets and buildings in Ivybridge bear the name of former residents

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Ivybridge Town Council
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Devon County Council - Copy
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