Tagged: Dartmoor

North Hall Manor excavations (S Devon Branch)

A talk “Widecombe and the North Hall Manor archaeological excavations”. Speaker to be announced. We plan to hold a follow-up visit to the site in the summer.

Mary Tavy Hydroelectric Power Station (IA Section)

A visit to the Mary Tavy Hydroelectric Power Station which is owned and operated by South West Water, where they produce power from water flowing off the western side of Dartmoor. The station, built...

AGM 2018 (Tavistock Branch)

Annual General Meeting, followed by an illustrated talk by John Morgan BA FRIN on “Bronze Age Astronomy on Dartmoor”.

Bideford Branch report: Oct to Dec 2017

The autumn meetings kicked off in October 2017 with local historian and author, Paul Rendell from Okehampton, describing his fascinating work as a Dartmoor Guide. Known as ‘Dartmoor Paul’ he has been a Dartmoor...

Dartmoor in Art (Tavistock Branch)

“A WILD AND WONDROUS PLACE”: Dartmoor in art from the 18th to 21st Century. An illustrated talk by Peter F. Mason. Dartmoor has inspired generations of artists. This talk will explore the way Dartmoor has been portrayed from the time when it was described as a ‘dreary mountainous tract’…