Imber was evacuated so it could be used for military purposes in 1943

Imber was evacuated so it could be used for military purposes in 1943

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Bell Inn Pub, 1948, the adjacent, smaller, building has been demolished.

Bell Inn Pub, 1948, the adjacent, smaller, building has been demolished.

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The Ghosts of Salisbury Plain  1993 Documentary by director Chris McCall about the ghost village of Imber on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, southern England. Imber was evacuated in 1943 in preparation for the D-Day landings and controversially never returned to its original occupants after World War II. It is now part of a military training area.

The Ghosts of Salisbury Plain 1993 Documentary by director Chris McCall about the ghost village of Imber on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, southern England. Imber was evacuated in 1943 in preparation for the D-Day landings and controversially never returned to its original occupants after World War II. It is now part of a military training area.

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Old graffiti, St Giles’ Church, Imber The graffiti is to be found in the north porch of the church. It was probably done by bored curates.

Old graffiti, St Giles’ Church, Imber The graffiti is to be found in the north porch of the church. It was probably done by bored curates.

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...thanks to an amazing collection of photographs and material recently donated by Rex Sawyer and Rosalind Hooper. (Imber Whit Monday)

...thanks to an amazing collection of photographs and material recently donated by Rex Sawyer and Rosalind Hooper. (Imber Whit Monday)

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The lost village of Imber, Wiltshire (County series 1:10,000)

The lost village of Imber, Wiltshire (County series 1:10,000)

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