Okehampton Camp has been used for military training since about 1875. The camp originally comprised a temporary tented area but by 1892 the foundations had been laid for the first permanent buildings which were for the main camp which was completed by 1894. There were a series of leases were issued from 1885 but an important one for a 999 year lease was issued in 1892. The site occupies 23 hectares and has buildings from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. This post looks at “then and now” pictures which are (most likely 100 years apart).