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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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