VCH Explore

Explore England's Past


Winsford Church of St Mary Magdalene This church is of Norman origin with a 13th-century chancel whose restored roof contains the

Brushford church, Lutyens chapel

Exford church

Hawkridge church, detail of Norman doorway

  North Molton church.

Withypool font

St Andrew's Church, Withypool

 Interior of West Anstey church

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

In Jacob's Well Road a small rock-cut chamber with two stone steps contains a wellhead.

Launceston Priory was established in the 12th century, and became one of the wealthiest in Cornwall.