Teignmouth, Devon

Teignmouth, Devon
Photograph taken July 1959 © Copyright Crown copyright.NMR ref: haw 9394/3

In common with many southern seaside towns, Teignmouth grew rapidly as a resort in the early 19th century. Its Victorian pier, designed by J W Wilson and built on cast iron piles was constructed between 1865-1867 and stretched 700 feet across the foreshore. It still stands today.

Location

Devon Teignmouth

Period

1950s (1950 - 1959)

Tags

aerial view housing coast sea seaside water beach pier leisure 1950s (1950 - 1959)