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North front of Dulverton Laundry

DULVERTON LAUNDRY

Roofscape of central Dulverton looking south-west to Battleton

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

Sixteenth-century wood carving in Molland church.

Interior of a typical wheelwright's shop.

Rams heads over the entrance to South Molton market.

The hill today is a large stretch of open heather moorland between the rivers Barle and Exe.

Fishing was one of the main industries in this part of Cornwall from 1600 to 1800.

Newlyn and Mousehole were renowned as centres of the Cornish fishing trade. Fishing was the major employer here in the 17th and 18th centuries.

By the 18th century, there was a quay or wharf at Street an Nowan, a fishing community which had sprang up since the early 17th century.

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