Lynmouth disaster
Lynmouth is a village in Devon, England, on the northern edge of Exmoor.
The village straddles the confluence of the West Lyn and East Lyn rivers, in a gorge 700 feet (210 m) below Lynton, to which it is connected by the Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway.
The two villages are a civil parish governed by Lynton and Lynmouth Town Council. The parish boundaries extend southwards from the coast and includes hamlets such as Barbrook and small moorland settlements such as East Ilkerton, West Ilkerton and Shallowford.
Lynmouth was described by Thomas Gainsborough, who honeymooned there with his bride Margaret Burr, as "the most delightful place for a landscape painter this country can boast".

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Lynmouth - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For the suburb of Lynmouth in New Plymouth, New Zealand, see Lynmouth, New .... After the 1952 disaster, the village was rebuilt, including diverting the river ...
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The Lynmouth flood disaster ... down the northern escarpment of the moor, converging upon the village of Lynmouth; in particular, in the upper West Lyn valley, ...
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03.12.2006 · The Lynmouth Flood It happened in August of 1952, The size of the river suddenly grew; It tossed and turned and ruined lives, It killed husbands, children ...
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Lynmouth Flood 1952 - Exmoor National Park
The small coastal town of Lynmouth became known throughout the world for the flood disaster that struck in August 1952.
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BBC ON THIS DAY | 16 | 1952: Flood devastates Devon village
... feared dead in the flood which has swept through Lynmouth in north Devon. ... A flood relief fund set up for the victims of the disaster had raised more than ...
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BBC - Devon - Features - Lynmouth flood disaster
Jan 25, 2008 ... Thirty-four people lost their lives in the Lynmouth flood disaster in August 1952. More than half a century later, and questions are still being ...
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The Lynmouth Disaster - 50 years ago - Weatheronline.co.uk
The Lynmouth disaster. 50 years on. by Philip Eden. The recent torrential downpours have emphasised how powerful and destructive rainstorms can be, even in ...
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Lynmouth Flood man-made? - Weatheronline.co.uk
The Royal Meteorological Society's popular magazine, "Weather", devoted a whole issue to the subject in July 1952 - just a month before the Lynmouth disaster.
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It happened to me: I survived the Lynmouth Flood Disaster - Daily Mail
Aug 14, 2009 ... The small coastal town of Lynmouth in Devon became known throughout the world for the disaster which struck on the night of August 15th ...
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Lynmouth Flood Disaster | Lynton and Lynmouth
Lynmouth Flood Disaster. 15th August 1952. The date is etched upon the minds of many folk North Devon, especially those who were in the picturesque village ...
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CARNEGIE, R. B . 1956 The Lynmouth flood disaster reconstruction works ... ELSOM, D. 1990 Lyn in Flood (Thematic Trails, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford ).
[PDF]The 1952 Lynmouth floods revisited - Wiley Online Library
unprecedented disaster struck the village of. Lynmouth ... that Lynmouth lies at the confluence of two rivers, the ... The buildings of Lynmouth (indicated by black rectangles) are not ..... Institute of Rural Studies, University of Wales, Aberystwyth.
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Weather is a repeat of change that led to Lynmouth disaster – This is Cornwall. Posted on 9 October 2012 by "University of Reading" - Google News ...
The Lynmouth Disaster - 50 years ago - Weatheronline.co.uk
The Lynmouth disaster. 50 years on. by Philip Eden. The recent torrential downpours have emphasised how powerful and destructive rainstorms can be, even in ...
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Exmoor coast at Lynmouth. Nature and ... Educational Groups: Secondary, College/6th Form, University. ... The Lynmouth Flood Disaster, Exmoor, 10th edition.
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Oct 9, 2012 ... Weather is a repeat of change that led to Lynmouth disaster ... at the University of Reading, said the current pattern of wet summers may be ...
Lynmouth Flood Disaster | Lynton and Lynmouth
15th August 1952. The date is etched upon the minds of many folk North Devon, especially those who were in the picturesque village of Lynmouth. After a day of ...
LYNMOUTH FLOOD WAS MURDER! - Events - Dorset North
Many older ones amongst us will remember the Lynmouth Flood Disaster of ... a presentation by David Lim, a Doctorate Researcher from Reading University.
The Wray Flood of 1967 - Lancaster University
Afterwards, the comparison that sprang to many people's minds was with the Lynmouth disaster of 1952. Another August storm, another network of small becks ...
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Table 1.1 Responses to weather disasters Event Yes No Not sure The Lynmouth flood ofAugust 1952 29 17 The great London smog of December 1952 33 14 The great October storm of 1987 45 2 3 The Manchester tornado of May 1988 ...
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... it develops the critical thinking ability of children to make judgements and have informed discussions using the knowledge they have gained. LINKS Drama - Lynmouth disaster Literacy - descriptions; newspaper reports Thinking skills ...
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Weather, devoted a whole issue to the subject in July 1952 - just a month before the Lynmouth disaster. An article by E.G. Bowen described the systematic research programme of artificial stimulation of rainfall in Australia which had begun in ...
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Lynton and Lynmouth guide for visitors with hotels, bed and breakfast B and B, Holiday Cottages, Public Transport, history, maps, pictures
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It happened to me: I survived the Lynmouth Flood Disaster | Mail Online
In 1952 Derek Harper was on his first posting as a policeman when the village of Lynmouth was hit by a wall of water carrying huge boulders and debris. Buildings collapsed and 34 people lost their lives. Here Derek, 81, recalls the fateful day.
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Lynmouth Flood 1952
The small coastal town of Lynmouth became known throughout the world for the flood disaster that struck in August 1952.
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Philip Eden: The Lynmouth Disaster - 50 years ago - Weather UK - weatheronline.co.uk
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On This Day: Lynmouth floods killed 34 people in 1952 after three month's worth of rain fell in just 24 hours - Yahoo News UK
'On This Day: Lynmouth floods killed 34 people in 1952 after three month's worth of rain fell in just 24 hours' on Yahoo News UK. August 16: Flash floods killed 34 people in a picturesque Devon holiday resort on this day in 1952
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