Category Archives: Dartmoor

A prehistoric cairnfield?

Common Wood: part 14 I know there are lumps and bumps at the top of my land at Common Wood, near Horndon on Dartmoor.  I also know that piles of stones on Dartmoor often have some significance. I was delighted … Continue reading

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The Dartmoor reservoir saga, 40 years ago

It is 40 years since I gave evidence at the public inquiry into the Roadford reservoir scheme, countering the alternative sites which were on Dartmoor. Continue reading

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Wondrous Dartmoor

It’s sad that the exhibition, Dartmoor: a Wild and Wondrous Region, is not permanent Continue reading

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Eyes and ears on the paths

The benefits to landowners of having paths across their land is that walkers and riders spot problems with stock and report them. Continue reading

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Better for butterflies

The Dartmoor Preservation Association conservation volunteers did great work improving Common Wood for butterflies. Continue reading

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A bit of Bayeux on Dartmoor

There is (or was) an extract of the Bayeux Tapestry, painted on the kitchen wall by Sylvia Sayer, at Old Middle Cator on Dartmoor. Continue reading

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Have a wander in the waste

The Dartmoor Preservation Association has published a guide to High House Waste. Continue reading

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