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This line, now dismantled, played an important part in the business and social life of southern Exmoor between 1873 and 1966.

When a station was built at Brushford in 1873 it was named Dulverton although it lay a couple of miles from the town.

Exebridge lies mainly along the south side of the road either side of the river Exe.

Surveying a green lane to Tarr Steps

Lanacre Bridge

Lanacre or Landacre Bridge crosses the river Barle two miles west of Withypool village.

The area around this ancient bridge on the river Barle is one of great natural beauty making it a magnet for tourists.

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

An extract from the report by Eric Berry and Nick Cahill

Penzance and Newlyn were rival ports in Mount's Bay - through out history they were competing for economic dominance of the bay.

By the 18th century, there was a quay or wharf at Street an Nowan, a fishing community which had sprang up since the early 17th century.

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