Newton Poppleford used to have quite a number of shops, making the village more or less self-sufficient.  Almost all have now gone, largely due to the increase in use of supermarkets and on-line shopping.


Butcher Peter White 2017

Peter White’s butcher and greengrocer shop sign

Dairy 4 Oaktree Villas 1978

Maid Marion foodstore, c1978, almost opposite Millmoor Lane (As at 2018 is a hairdresser shop)

Derek Ireland butcher

Ireland’s butcher shop, opposite Capper Close

Greenbank stores

Pearce stores, on Greenbank

Ralls grocer and sweets 2

Ralls grocer and sweet shop, Station Road