Lynmouth Flood
(1952)

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The Lynmouth Flood occurred on the night of the 15–16 August 1952, principally affecting the village of Lynmouth, in north Devon. A storm with heavy rainfall, combined with already saturated soil and flood debris, led to the flooding of the village and a total loss of 34 lives.

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

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North Devon & West Somerset Flood Memorial Hall This hall was declared open by Sir George C. Hayter-Hames, C.B.E. on the 12th day of July 1958 Chairman of the North Devon & West Somerset Relief Fund Committee In commemoration of the flood of the 15th August 1952

Lynmouth Flood Memorial Hall - Riverside Road, Lynmouth, United Kingdom where it sited (1952)