Glimpses of Chagford

Glimpses of Chagford

Chagford is a delightful little town on the north east edge Dartmoor, actually it's an old Stannary town and a bit of a gem in…
The girl in the window

The girl in the window

NOBODY KNOWS what Devon’s Saint Sidwell looked like but that hasn’t stopped artists, inspired by her tragic story,  depicting her image in both a statue…
St James Church, Swimbridge

St James Church, Swimbridge

Whilst Devonshire magazine were researching an article on the origins of the Jack Russell dog breed at Swimbridge, North Devon, we visited St James's church…
The Drakes of Aishe

The Drakes of Aishe

Drakes of Aishe (Musbury, South East Devon) and their link to that most famous and notorious maritime voyager, Sir Francis Drake.  There was a famous incident…
Haccombe St Blaise

Haccombe St Blaise

If, as myself, you're a frequent visitor to churches, to soak up the antiquity and history, then Haccombe St Blaise just south of the Teign estuary…
St Mary’s church, Aylesbeare

St Mary’s church, Aylesbeare

In a countryside setting at Aylesbeare surrounded by fields on three sides, St Mary's is a simple, beautiful church that has survived the centuries and…
Salem Chapel at East Budleigh

Salem Chapel at East Budleigh

Religious dissent, smuggling, hauntings, Salem Chapel at East Budleigh has witnessed much over the years. The building audibly groans with echoes and apparitions from its…
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