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Nostalgia - Sidmouth History

John Pleydell-Bouverie with head coachman Mr Garrick

Photo courtesy Geoffrey Leader

Those stalwarts of Sidmouth life Peter Orlando Hutchinson and William Trump, of Trump’s Stores, are buried next to each other near the chapel in the town’s cemetery.

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The AA Box on the junction at the halfway house. Ref exe 7437-22-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Sat by the side of the main route in to Sidmouth is an increasingly rare piece of British motoring history.

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Knowle Hotel. Picture: Sidmouth Museum

With the news that a decision on whether or not the district council offices at Knowle will be sold looming, Nostalgia takes a look back at the site’s 86 years as a popular hotel.

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Knowle Cottage - Mr Fish's show home. Picture: Sidmouth Museum.

With the recent news that the district council offices at Knowle could be bulldozed to make way for a retirement community, Nostalgia takes a look back at the history of the prominent plot and how it has changed over the years.

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