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ISBN: 9781841140568e
AUTHOR: Alison Baker, David Hoare & Jean Shields
The Book of South Tawton & South Zeal (pdf e-book)
The Book of South Tawton & South Zeal (pdf e-book)
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On Dartmoor's northern edge, the landscape is dominated by Cosdon Hill. Here the first inhabitants made their mark upon the rock several thousand years before warning fires burned on its summit and people populated the valleys below. When the Dumnonii took to farming, and tree worship gave way to a new religion, the tides of change were already leaving a rich tapestry of history marked on the land for those to come.

Wealthy conquerors divided the countryside while their tenants ploughed and worked it and the wandering pedlars and packmen carried their wares through the winding trackways of the parish.

In this unique volume readers can share in a century of little-known photographs, and discover, though ancient stories and records, the inheritance that awaits those keen to explore these historic lands below the beacon.

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. Wherever possible, names have been put to faces down through the generations making the book a valuable heirloom for anyone living in the parish or for those who have family associations

ISBN 978 1 84114 060 5 , 210x297mm, 160 pages. pdf e-book November 2011.

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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 Book of Cornwood and Lutton (pdf e-book)The Book of Cornwood and Lutton (pdf e-book) - £24.99
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.
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 Okehampton (pdf e-book)The Book of Okehampton (pdf e-book) - £24.99
The historic town of Okehampton from pre conquest to the present day reflected through 160 pages and 250 photographs.
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.
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.
 
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