Two Green Lanes near the Haldon Hills (Part 1)

Holloway Lane 14

In April 2020, during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, I posted a black and white photograph of Holloway Lane (South Devon) on Twitter that I’d taken in autumn 2019, and it proved a popular one. I hadn’t had the time to really explore the lane or the area, and had been looking forward… Continue reading Two Green Lanes near the Haldon Hills (Part 1)

Lidwell Chapel, Summer 2018

Lidwell Chapel through the gate

I haven’t posted anything on here for far too long. (And I seem to write that quite often.) The rain is falling heavily outside as I write in August 2019, and it seems a good time to look back on last summer, when I made several visits to Lidwell Chapel, near Little Haldon, South Devon.… Continue reading Lidwell Chapel, Summer 2018

On the rocks from Bridford

Heltor to Blackingstone Rock

I’ve grown very fond of the landscape around Bridford, on the eastern boundary of Dartmoor, but it’s been several years since my last visit to Heltor Rock, just west of the village. Until recently, though, I had never visited Blackingstone Rock, a mile to the south of Heltor. A couple of weeks ago I looked… Continue reading On the rocks from Bridford

Higher Uppacott Dartmoor Longhouse

Higher Uppacott is a Grade 1 Listed Farm building situated near Poundsgate, Dartmoor. Most people driving on the road up from Ashburton to the Bel Tor car park must have admired it nestled into a tight bend just beyond the Methodist chapel. It has been undergoing conservation work of late, but guided visits have been… Continue reading Higher Uppacott Dartmoor Longhouse