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Most Exmoor place names are of Old English origin and represent features of the landscape.

Dulverton has a had a series of police stations, the current building a purely utilitarian building but in 1904 a very grand building was designed

Dunster Castle on its hilltop site forms a dramatic eyecatcher from the road to Minehead or the West Somerset Railway.

These two rural parishes have little evidence of protestant dissent before the 19th century and Wesleyan Methodism was slow to establish but in the

There has probably been a church at Nettlecombe since the late 13th century and by 1440 it was dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary.

In 1851 there were only 13 Dulverton people in Wales, mainly wives and servants, but by 1891 there were 102.

The farming year on Exmoor required seasonal movement of animals to make maximum use of grass growth during the summer months and to provide the li

One of the purposes of the inventory was to determine the probate fees, so the inventory was valued.

Following disafforestation, manors gained control of their own commons yet, were not always successful in maintaining it. Disputes were taken to th

There are many reasons why farmsteads become abandoned.

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