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Brushford parish lies outside the Exmoor National Park but is closely bound to it through its neighbours Dulverton and East Anstey.

The Dulverton mill leat starts at the weir in Lady Street where it leaves the river Barle to flow south through the western side of the town before

Late 17th-century Hele Bridge farmhouse, Dulverton.

Sixteenth-century wood carving in Molland church.

Blue Gate mine, Exmoor, with engine pumping during an attempt to reopen the mines just before the First World War

Traditional haymaking near Winsford

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

Royal arms 1609 in Winsford church. Exmoor was not too remote to escape the outcome of conflict between king and parliament in the 1640s.

Although sources for Exmoor's medieval history are scarce compared with neighbouring areas there is some interesting material.

There was a great demand for knitted stockings from the late 16th century and many were produced by Castle Cary stockingmakers who employed large numb

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