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Explore England's Past


Withypool Village

Withypool font

St Andrew's Church, Withypool

Road to the church, West Anstey

 Interior of West Anstey church

Rams heads over the entrance to South Molton market.


Plaque on a wall in Bridge Street, Dulverton marking the great height to which the floodwater rose.

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

Liscombe is in Dulverton; there are other Liscombes, see East Liscombe in East Anstey for example. It was recorded in the mid 13th century.

Lorna Doone

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