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dartmoor stories

This website is all about using your imagination and discovering the people and places of Dartmoor'€™s past through Exeter museum'€™s collections.

Using your creativity, the collections and background information we invite you to add your Moor Story to the website.

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  • Presence and absence at a deserted village

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    Presence and absence at a deserted village

    This creative site-based project took place in 2005.

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  • Caught knapping

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    Caught knapping

    Growing up in the Chilterns and West Sussex I saw plenty of flint both in the fields and in museums.

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  • The Belstone Dagger

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    The Belstone Dagger

    The area around Cullever is rich in prehistoric remains.

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  • Eighteenth Century Ashburton

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    Eighteenth Century Ashburton

    Ashburton was a prosperous place during the eighteenth century.

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  • My Day on the Moor

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    My Day on the Moor

    Poetry cannnot capture the slate greys and howling blues of the sky that day.

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  • Church screen

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    Church screen

    Amongst the treasures in St Pancras Church is this painted wooden screen, sadly only a partial survival.

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