Maps - North Tawton Parish

Nemetestatio means “the Nemet Station” or “Fort” and appears in only one of the four main geographies; the Ravenna Cosmography of the seventh century. There are three known copies of the Ravenna Cosmography in existence. …

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Dr Jean Shields Local Historian BEM

North Tawton Spring Market in Town Hall

Congratulations to Dr Jean Shields (UCL Medicine 1953) for services to Local History in the historic town of North Tawton, who was among members of the UCL community recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2013. …

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North Tawton History – Part 2

North Tawton History Part 2 Bridge Railway

North Tawton, Kelly’s Directory of Devon, 1902. NORTH TAWTON: a parish near the old road from Exeter to Okehampton, and on the river Taw, which is here crossed by a bridge of four arches, leading …

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North Tawton History – Part 1

North Tawton History Part 1 Woollen Mill

North Tawton,William White’s History, Gazetteer & Directory of Devon, 1850. NORTH TAWTON History … a small ancient town, pleasantly situated on the east side of Taw valley, 6½ miles N.E. of Okehampton, and 10 miles …

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