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

During the 17th century, the rectory lands and tithes of Cheltenham and the associated 'chapel' of Charlton Kings descended from Sir Baptist Hicks

Glebe terriers set out the glebe lands owned by the church.

Glebe terriers set out the glebe lands owned by the church.

Coal mining and clay extraction have shaped the size and character of present day Ibstock.