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.
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.
The National Archive, E179/113/103: 1440 grant of Alien Subsidy, Bristol return dated 27 July 1441 (extract)
The table shows people of African descent who lived in Bristol. Scipio Africanus (1720) was one of them.