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The Coach House History

Photos and text courtesy of the Hannington family

The Coach House soon after installation, 1928 or 1929
The Coach House soon after installation, 1928 or 1929
A GWR Guard’s Van (now named "Henrietta") was also moved to Cadgwith and placed near the Coach House. It
A GWR Guard’s Van (now named "Henrietta") was also moved to Cadgwith and placed near the Coach House. It's seen here in the snow in the late 1920s or early 1930s
The team of men who moved the coach from Swindon to Cadgwith in 1928
The team of men who moved the coach from Swindon to Cadgwith in 1928
Local fisherman
Local fisherman
The public diving board on the Todden at Cadgwith, with Rosemary and Bing Hannington, mid 1930s
The public diving board on the Todden at Cadgwith, with Rosemary and Bing Hannington, mid 1930s
The beginning of the first Coach "House" - The Old Coach incorporated into a cabin, in the field above Cadgwith, early 1930s
The beginning of the first Coach "House" - The Old Coach incorporated into a cabin, in the field above Cadgwith, early 1930s
A team of six horses pulled the Old Coach into its location in Cadgwith
A team of six horses pulled the Old Coach into its location in Cadgwith
Bing and Rosemary Hannington on the roof of the Guard
Bing and Rosemary Hannington on the roof of the Guard's Van (Henrietta), Cadgwith, about 1929
Gilbert Hannington on the cliffs above Cadgwith village, about 1930
Gilbert Hannington on the cliffs above Cadgwith village, about 1930
Ithiel Hannington won a prize in the Daily Mail Snapshot Contest with this photograph of Robert throwing Rosemary into the air on the beach at Perranporth
Ithiel Hannington won a prize in the Daily Mail Snapshot Contest with this photograph of Robert throwing Rosemary into the air on the beach at Perranporth
Launching a kite at the Coach House in Cadgwith, Cornwall, in the early 1930s
Launching a kite at the Coach House in Cadgwith, Cornwall, in the early 1930s
The Fishing Beach at Cadgwith, late 1920s or early 1930s
The Fishing Beach at Cadgwith, late 1920s or early 1930s
The Lizard lifeboat at Polpeor
The Lizard lifeboat at Polpeor
Lizard lifeboat launch
Lizard lifeboat launch
The Hanningtons in the Old Coach
The Hanningtons in the Old Coach
The Old Coach on its move from Swindon to Cadgwith in 1928. It was originally built as an Egyptian state carriage
The Old Coach on its move from Swindon to Cadgwith in 1928. It was originally built as an Egyptian state carriage

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