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The Barle rises in the former Exmoor forest and now issues out of Pinkery or Pinkworthy Pond west of the Chains, the high moors in

Pixton Park in its woodland setting on a hill high above the river Barle

Methodist Chapel, Oldways End, Somerset 1845

Cottages at Oldways End, Brushford. Oldways or Allways End, like Exebridge, straggles two parishes and two counties.

Old Shute farm lies in the west of Dulverton parish across the Barle.

William I on a penny struck in Watchet, the nearest mint to Exmoor.

Traditional haymaking near Winsford

Marshclose barn, Hawkridge Marshclose barn, Hawkridge is a bank barn, one of the improvements introduced to Exmoor during the 18th century

Lanacre Bridge

Lanacre or Landacre Bridge crosses the river Barle two miles west of Withypool village.