Posts for Nanny Moore’s

Looking back at a unique Bude event from 2016

Who remembers this event? It was a lighthearted event for Mother’s Day but just imagine, for a minute, struggling to have your basic hygiene needs met; having no knickers to wear, for example, when you have a fistula, or are on your period or are just out living your womanly […]

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Nanny Moore’s Bridge – history under your feet

Nanny Moore’s Bridge is a Grade II listed construction in Bude, originally with a cantilevered, liftable section for boats to pass underneath. It was listed in 1985. Originally named Bude Bridge it was renamed in the nineteenth century. Now it is just a footbridge over the River Neet, but in […]

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Nanny Moore’s 1931

Nanny Moore’s bridge seen in 1931, not long after the recreation ground was established. As advertised on the roof, Leven Cottages were then the home of Ash Bakers and Tearooms.

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Nanny Moore’s 1906

A Frith’s card from 1906 shows Nanny Moore’s bridge, viewed from upstream with, in the background, Marine Terrace, three or four years before its demolition to make way for the Grenville Hotel.

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Nanny Moore’s bridge in the floods of 1903

Nanny Moore’s bridge in the floods of 27th October 1903.

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