During the Second World War the Home Guard operated two large guns at Orcombe Point to protect the coast. The men also practised throwing hand granades on the Point !

Photo of Orcombe Point black plaque
Nick Harrison on Flickr

Marine Drive, Exmouth
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by Devon County Council

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Photo of Orcombe Point black plaque
Nick Harrison on Flickr
Photo of Orcombe Point black plaque
Nick Harrison on Flickr