Content generated during research for the paperback book 'Exmoor: The making of an English Upland' (ISBN 13 : 978-1-86077-597-0 ) for the England's Past for Everyone series
Target (red) and gun positions (blue) around Larkbarrow, Exmoor, 1940.
Zeal farm, Hawkridge
This remote farm on the borders of Somerset and Devon has a traditional farmyard which was surveyed by volunteers.
Royal arms 1609 in Winsford church. Exmoor was not too remote to escape the outcome of conflict between king and parliament in the 1640s.
The River Exe swollen with late winter rain runs past Pixton hill
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.