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St Andrew Street, Plymouth by Derek Harper

St Andrew Street, Plymouth by Derek Harper

Plymouth, Cobourg Street c1940

Plymouth, Cobourg Street from Francis Frith

Pictorial stroll down Plymouth's Cobourg street shows a generation of change

This week we look back at the ever-changing Cobourg Street, with these wonderful old pictures from the archives. The proposed plan of the Traffic Centre is taken from A Plan for Plymouth,.

Jacka's bakery

The oldest working bakery in Britain is Jackas in Southside street, Plymouth, England, circa 1596 and was selling bread the same time that Sir Francis Drake was playing bowls on Plymouth Hoe.

The old the new!

Charles Church memorial and The Mall shopping centre. (The old the new!

Plymouth Gin Pub, Plymouth, Devon

As the London Dry style has come to dominate today’s gin market, Plymouth Gin continues to be true to its roots and has retained its own distinct character.

The Merchant’s House in Plymouth. It is probably early 17th century, but very much in the same style as other late Tudor buildings.

The Merchant's House, Plymouth - early century but late Tudor in style.