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ISBN: 9780861149193
AUTHOR: Cornwood Parish Map Project Group
The Book of Cornwood and Lutton (pdf e-book)
The Book of Cornwood and Lutton (pdf e-book)
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The villages and settlements of Cornwood Parish are sited between the austere uplands of Dartmoor and the green fields that sweep down to the rich pasturelands of South Devon. From prehistoric times to the present day the land has provided for the people: from farming and care of the land, to mining for tin and china clay.

Before the coming of the railway few people ventured beyond the borders of the parish and the provision for daily living came from within the community. The memories and pictures portrayed in this book capture this sense of self reliance, of belonging to the community.

The Book of Camwood is a celebration of the people and landscape of the parish, compiled by those who live there. It is based on a call for people to provide memories, photographs and memorabilia, a request that caused people to turn out drawers and long-forgotten boxes, and to make a journey down memory lane. They realised that 'their village' and everyday things were important and that such memories and images are too easily lost. The Book of Cornwood is a permanent record of just part of these memories.

Imprint: Halsgrove. ISBN 9 780 86114 919 3, 297x210mm, 160 pages. Published 1997. pdf e-book June 2011.

The Book of IvybridgeThe Book of Ivybridge - £19.99
Through the use of over 250 photographs, many of them never before published, this book traces the history of Ivybridge from its position as a simple crossing point on the turbulent moorland river, through its rise when Wool was King in Devon, down to more recent times.
The Book of LustleighThe Book of Lustleigh - £19.95
The Book of Peter TavyThe Book of Peter Tavy - £19.95
The Book of LydfordThe Book of Lydford - £19.95
One Man's MoorOne Man's Moor - £14.99
In this remarkable new book William D Lethbridge shares his extensive knowledge and undoubted enthusiasm for Dartmoor with his readers. Even those who feel they know the moor well will find here much that is new to them, and will treasure the book as a companion and source of reference to increase their pleasure and sense of exploration each time they visit Dartmoor.
Dartmoor SunDartmoor Sun - £14.99
For the first time here is a book which provides the answer to one of Dartmoor’s greatest mysteries : who built the prehistoric stone rows across the moorland landscape – and what was their purpose? In Dartmoor Sun, author, engineer and scientist, Jack Walker, has taken a scientific approach to exploring the mystery.
The Book of South Tawton & South ZealThe Book of South Tawton & South Zeal - £19.95
South Tawton and South Zeal with Sticklepath traces the history of the villages from Saxon times, but essentially celebrates the last century of daily life in the community. Included are over 200 photographs and a lively text portraying every aspect of local life, from farming, houses, chapels and church, to local industry, schools, inns and days of celebration and leisure.
The Spirit of DevonThe Spirit of Devon - £4.99
The landscape and coastal scenery of Devon is renowned for its beauty but also for its infinite variety. In The Spirit of Devon photographer Lee Pengelly attempts to capture the essential character of his native county.
A Boot Up Dartmoor's Sites of Magic & MysteryA Boot Up Dartmoor's Sites of Magic & Mystery - £4.99
This book of ten walks of varying length takes the reader along pathways to some of Dartmoor’s most intriguing places. With his intimate knowledge of the moor, John Earle has combined exhilarating walks and superb views with numerous sites associated with ghosts, apparitions, evil spirits, phantoms and fairies.
The Book of Manaton (pdf e-book)The Book of Manaton (pdf e-book) - £24.99
The Book of Manaton celebrates this community, looking back over the years to those whose lives have touched our own; to those families and individuals who, through photographs, reminiscences and anecdotes, are here remembered.
The Book of Axminster with Kilmington (pdf e-book)The Book of Axminster with Kilmington (pdf e-book) - £24.99
As the history of each century unfolds, so too does the rich tapestry that is the story of this remarkable Devon market town. It boasts a rich 2000-year history which has left its mark in every corner of the town and the tranquil and unspoilt settlement of Kilmington nearby contained here within 160 pages with over 250 historic photographs, maps and other illustrations.
Panoramic DartmoorPanoramic Dartmoor - £19.99
A landscape on a large scale demands a book of similar proportions and here, spread across double pages of lavish proportions, are some of the most glorious images that nature can provide. From renowned Devon photographer Adrian Oakes.
ClearbrookClearbrook - £9.95
Pauline Hemery's illustrated history of this tiny Dartmoor settlement told by one with an intimate knowledge and love for the place.
The Book of Ashburton (pdf e-book)The Book of Ashburton (pdf e-book) - £24.99
This a pictorial history, focusing on the history and development of the town of Ashburton since the advent of photography.
Dartmoor Address BookDartmoor Address Book - £12.99
Like many of us, the photographers whose work appears in this address book, have fallen for the beauty and variety of scenery to be found within the Dartmoor National Park. Whether bought for your own use, or received as a gift, this address book with its superb illustrations will provide years of pleasure.
The Book of Kingskerswell (pdf e-book)The Book of Kingskerswell (pdf e-book) - £24.99
The superbly illustrated and expertly researched history of the Devon parish of Kingskerswell now available as a digital download.
A Boot Up Dartmoor RiversA Boot Up Dartmoor Rivers - £4.99
This book of 10 walks of varying length takes the reader along Dartmoor’s beautiful river valleys, leading them alongside their tumbling waters, often providing tranquil settings of breathtaking beauty.
BonehillBonehill - £19.99
Prof E H T Whitten tells the story of the evolution of one small hamlet, Bonehill, that lies in the Parish of Widecombe within the encircling Moor and within sight of Widecombe’s famous church, known as the ‘Cathedral of the Moor’. The history and development of Bonehill is surprisingly complex, but much of what the author has uncovered in his research applies also to many of Dartmoor’s remote settlements.
The Book of Ilsington (pdf e-book)The Book of Ilsington (pdf e-book) - £24.99
This book traces the history of the parish from its earliest times, but essentially celebrates the last century of the Ilsington story through the inclusion of over 300 photographs, supplemented by detailed captions and a lively text.
The Book of Chagford (pdf e-book)The Book of Chagford (pdf e-book) - £24.99
Chagford has long been a place known above its station. For a small moorland market town with well under 2,000 inhabitants (a population which the Council for the Protection of Rural England would classify as a ‘Small Village’), it has a fame far beyond its size or status. The reasons for this are numerous but all derive from a unique and chequered history.
Dartmoor Prison Vol 1 (pdf e-book)Dartmoor Prison Vol 1 (pdf e-book) - £24.99
The story of HM Prison Dartmoor begins over two hundred years ago at the time of the Napoleonic Wars. But it is truly a tale of two prisons for, while its original purpose was to house prisoners of war, it later became a convict prison - perhaps the most notorious the world over. Volume One 'Parcere Subjectis' relates the awful circumstances which first saw men incarcerate within the forbidding granite walls at Princetown, covers The War Prison 1809 - 1816.
Dartmoor Prison Vol 2 (pdf e-book)Dartmoor Prison Vol 2 (pdf e-book) - £24.99
The story of HM Prison Dartmoor begins over two hundred years ago at the time of the Napoleonic Wars. But it is truly a tale of two prisons for, while its original purpose was to house prisoners of war, it later became a convict prison - perhaps the most notorious the world over. Volume Two 'At Her Majesty's Service' follows the years in which Dartmoor became a convict prison from 1850 to the present day.
The Book of Princetown (pdf e-book)The Book of Princetown (pdf e-book) - £24.99
Princetown, the highest town in England, is on the western edge of Dartmoor, a wild and windy place where the grey granite buildings can look cold and forbidding is here covered in meticulous detail by Christopher Gardner-Thorpe.
The Book of Tavistock (pdf e-book)The Book of Tavistock (pdf e-book) - £24.99
In an age where English towns grow more and more alike, Tavistock remains different. Its fortunes have been moulded by its markets, by its many industries and, most of all, its patrons and lords, the Abbots of Tavistock and the Earls or Dukes of Bedford. Here the story of this remarkable town is told through 168 pages and over 270 historic photographs. Compiled by Gerry Woodcock.
The Book of Postbridge (pdf e-book)The Book of Postbridge (pdf e-book) - £24.99
The author, a native of Postbridge, ranges widely to take in the farms and settlements of the surrounding area, covering all aspects of farming and mining, through to schools, church, chapel, people and events.
Dartmoor: A Winter's TaleDartmoor: A Winter's Tale - £14.99
Enjoy these wonderful pictures of the moorland in winter by master landscape photographer Adrian Oakes; a superb evocation of the season that many would say is Dartmoor’s best.
Perfect DartmoorPerfect Dartmoor - £14.99
Dartmoor is not huge but is easily large enough to get lost in.Those who know the moor well will delight in the wonderful photographs this book contains, appreciating the endless patience of the photographer who has waited for that precise shot that encapsulates a particular fall of sunlight, the shadow across a hillside, and the bright flash of water tumbling in a stream. For those yet to discover the delights of Dartmoor, this book will provide inspiration to explore.
The Book of NorthlewThe Book of Northlew - £19.95
Dartmoor - Land of SpiritDartmoor - Land of Spirit - £9.99
Discover the secret places, the geology, the history and the people that make up this, the loveliest of moors. Region 0 (all countries) DVD - approximately 60 minutes running time.
 
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