Flood Memorial

Exmoor National Park

On 16 August 1952 a huge wave of water swept through Lynmouth following torrential rain. The devastation was immense: 34 people lost their lives, and four bridges and countless houses were washed away. This exhibition features photos of the aftermath and personal testimonies of those involved.

There's also a detailed model of the village before the flood, plus striking Pathé News film of the destruction caused.

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