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The war memorial near Exmoor House in Dulverton commemorates the dead of two world wars.

East Anstey war memorial

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

Prideaux Place is an Elizabethan house with extensive grounds and a deer park, high above Padstow, Cornwall, with views over the Camel

The transformation of Salisbury Plain from sheep downland to military training grounds, between 1897 and 1914, coincided with the heyday of railway

When war returned in 1939 Codford was again chosen as a military garrison for many regiments from the British armed forces who were joined in 1943

Although (as in the First World War) many regiments of British Servicemen were garrisoned at Codford, during the Second World War they were also jo

The 'Prayer-Book' or 'Western' rebellion, was one of the most important attempts in England to oppose the Protestant Reformation during the reign o

Since 1940 about 94 acres of grassland ploughed up; some land taken for military use in Codford’s Manor Farm. At the larger East Farm, almost 400 a

The Somerset Heritage Centre was built in 2010 on a huge brownfield site in the Silk Mills area of Taunton in the parish of Norton Fitzwarren.

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