The British Empire and its effect on Plymouth

Plymouth Customs House

Plymouth's new Customs House was built in 1820 at the time of the expansion of Plymouth reflecting its new found wealth due to the Napoleonic Wars. The classical style of the building was something of an oddity in the oldest section of the port.

Empire in Your Backyard: Plymouth Article

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by Stephen Luscombe