The Dartmoor Village of National Historical Importance
in operation since 1999 at no cost to public funds.

Web-Master: Derek W Palmer

in the County of Devonshire in the UK


Some of the Very Fine Scenery of Dartmoor

  • Armstrong R, "Dartmoor Rivers" (Halsgrove, 2002)
  • Barber C, "The Great Little Dartmoor Book: A General Guide"
    (Obelisk Publications, 1994, 2000), 32 pages
  • Barber C, "Railways On and Around Dartmoor" (Obelisk Publications, Exeter, 1997), 32 pages that
    include photographs and descriptions of the two railway systems that existed at and near Lydford
  • Bennie M, "Short Walks from Dartmoor Pubs"
    (Countryside Books, Newbury, Berkshire, 1996) 96 pages (ISBN 1 85306 401 7)
  • Brewer D "Boundary Markers on Dartmoor" (Halsgrove, 2002)

  • Brown M, "Guide to Dartmoor : CD-ROM" (Dartmoor Press)
  • Burton A, "Weekend Walks: Dartmoor and Exmoor" (Aurum Press, 2000)
  • Chapman L, "The Ancient Dwellings of Grimspound and Hound Tor", 29 pages
    (Orchard Publications, 1996,1997)
  • Burton A, "Weekend Walks: Dartmoor and Exmoor" (Aurum Press, 2000)
  • Dartmoor National Park Authority, A Guide to the Houndtor Medieval Village
    (DNPA and English Heritage, 2002)

  • Elliot-Reep T, "Dartmoor Photographs" 34 pages (Tracey Elliot-Reep, 2000)
  • Earle J, "Walks into Dartmoor History" (Halsgrove, 2002)
  • Gardner-Thorpe C, "The Book of Princetown - Thomas Tyrwhitt's Dartmoor Town" (Hallsgrove, 2003)
  • Hallet J, "Around Princetown's Quarries - The Tyrwhitt Railway Trail from Princetown"
    (Orchard Publications, Devon, UK 1994) ISBN 1 8989 64 05 X
  • Halsgrove Magazines, Tiverton, Devon, "Dartmoor: The Country Magazine", published quarterly

  • James T, "There's One Away: Escapes from Dartmoor Prison", 60 pages (Orchard Publications, 1999)
  • James T, "Prisoners of War in Dartmoor Towns, 1803-1815", 56 pages (Orchard Publications, 2000)
  • James T, "About Dartmoor Prison", 30 pages (Orchard Publications, 2001)
  • Joy R, "Dartmoor Prison : History of" in two volumes (Halsgrove, 2002)
  • Le Mesurier B, "Dartmoor Artists" (Halsgrove, 2000/2001)

  • Mitchell V and Smith K, "Southern Main Lines: Exeter to Tavistock" (Middleton Press, 1996),
    96 pages of railway photographs with texts, maps and data, including of Lydford.
  • National Records,"The Domesday Book" (William the First, King of England, AD 1086)
  • Newman P, "The Dartmoor Tin Industry: A Field Guide" (Chercombe Press 1998) 73 pages
  • Palmer J, "Let's Go Letterboxing: A Beginner's Guide", 32 pages (Orchard Publications, 2001)
  • Palmer, Jessie & Ossie, "Dartmoor Tors - A Pocket Guide", 47 pages (Orchard Publications)
            Contains very useful maps and information, all clearly presented.
  • Prince E and Head J, "Dartmoor Seasons" (Devon Books, 1987)
    150 pages, mainly beautiful photographs of Dartmoor through the year

  • Risdon J, Stevens A and Whitworth B, "A Glimpse of Dartmoor" (Peninsular Press, 1997)
  • Sale R (text) and Chapman C (photographs), "Dartmoor: Official National Park Guide", 112 pages
    (Dartmoor National Park, 2000)
  • Stanbrook E, "Dartmoor's War Prison & Church 1805-1817", 112 pages
    (Quay Publications, Tavistock, 2002, 7.25) ISBN 1 870083 45 8
  • Starkey F H, "Exploring Dartmoor", (Published by F H Starkey, 1980)
  • Starkey F H, "Exploring Dartmoor Again", (Published by F H Starkey, 1981)

  • Starkey F H, "Dartmoor Crosses & Some Ancient Tracks", (Published by F H Starkey, 1983)
  • Starkey F H, "Dartmoor Then and Now", 83 pages
    (Published by F H Starkey, 1986, 3.75) ISBN 0 9507240 4 1
  • Woods, S, "Dartmoor Stone" (Halsgrove, 1988)
  • Woods S, "Dartmoor Farm" (Halsgrove, 2003)

Some of the Very Fine Scenery of Dartmoor

in & close to
historic Lydford,
West Devon,
in the
Dartmoor National Park

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