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A memorial to the tragic deaths of the Pincombe family from Molland who had set sail for Canada hoping for a better life.

Traditional haymaking near Winsford

William I on a penny struck in Watchet, the nearest mint to Exmoor.

  North Molton church.

Old Shute farm lies in the west of Dulverton parish across the Barle.

Cottages at Oldways End, Brushford. Oldways or Allways End, like Exebridge, straggles two parishes and two counties.

Methodist Chapel, Oldways End, Somerset 1845

Pixton Park in its woodland setting on a hill high above the river Barle

The Barle rises in the former Exmoor forest and now issues out of Pinkery or Pinkworthy Pond west of the Chains, the high moors in

Royal arms 1609 in Winsford church. Exmoor was not too remote to escape the outcome of conflict between king and parliament in the 1640s.