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Kingskerswell’s Creeping Coffin

Continuing the WASD theme of South Devon’s weird landscape, here’s the story of Kingskerswell’s Creeping Coffin. During the mid eighteenth century Colonel Richard Ellicombe married into the Bro…

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Our Haunted Fields

For centuries the main way out of Torquay to our nearest town was the Newton Road – the route to the New Town of the Abbots set up by Torre Abbey around 1250. Now after 800 years the old road has …

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A haunted bridge

Now the new road between Torquay and Newton Abbot is open there’s a far quicker way to get to Plymouth. It can save at least 20 minutes compared to driving through Totnes. It involves going through…

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The Unfolding: Horror at Hound Tor

“There’s something in the trees!” Here at WASD we like movies made locally in places we can recognise. It’s therefore nice to see a new horror movie made on Dartmoor. This is The Unfolding made…

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Big in Boulogne: San Antonio in Torquay

Here at WASD we recently ran an article - Big in Berlin - about how Torquay was a favoured location for a series of German TV movie romances. The Germans aren’t the only Europeans to use the Bay a…