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Edward’s Emporium
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Three views of the same site; up until 1938 it was Broads and Wellworths stores, as in the top picture, these were then demolished to make way for the art deco fa├žade of F J Edwards emporium. This remained until the sixties, when it became the Co-operative Stores, finally changing to today’s...

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Bude Wine Stores to Tiandi
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At the top a view from an advert in a 1950’s Bude guide, with one of Bude Wine Stores two shops in the town (the other was where Martin’s computer shop is now, in Queen Street); below that, the same premises as they appear...

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Belmont House to Boots
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Totally unrecognisable today from the same site one hundred years before, the building which houses Boots and the Lucky Kiss, started life as the residential Belmont House. This became a boarding establishment and then Petherick’s china and book shop in the middle years of the twentieth century. At the end of the century the old building was demolished to make way for a new...

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