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Explore England's Past


Lorna Doone

Sketch map of Lyshwell, a shrunken settlement in Molland parish, Devon as it was in 1880s.

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

The hill today is a large stretch of open heather moorland between the rivers Barle and Exe.

Original 1837 entrance building in North Road, South Molton

See the Catholic church under Pixton Park on this site

Winsford village

Evidence for past environments is contained within many buried archaeological deposits, but upland peat bogs and valley mires are e

Most Exmoor place names are of Old English origin and represent features of the landscape.