Besley’s bird’s–eye view of central Exeter, c1910

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Besley’s bird’s–eye view of central Exeter, c1910

Besley’s bird’s eye view of Exeter by Besley and Dalgleish, c. 1910 © Westcountry Studies Library, Devon Libraries

At the beginning of the century Newtown, Mount Pleasant and St Leonard's formed the edges of the city. The view shows the tram lines extending from Alphington Street and across the new Exe Bridge up to Sidwell Street, and the great roofs over the railway stations.

Acknowledgments: WestcountryStudies Library