Lockdown Reads

A collection of books written by Local Authors

Showing 1–8 of 14 results

  • Dartmoor 365

    Dartmoor 365

    This book divides up the Moor into 365 individual square miles and identifies a point of interest on every single one (well, with one exception). There are drawings, verses, tales

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  • Canalwalks

    Tavistock Canal Walks

    This new guide commemorates the bicentenary of the Tavistock Canal which was opened in 1917 after 14 years in the making. It gives a potted history of the canal plus

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  • Secrets from the council chamer

    Secrets from the Council Chamber

    With his knowledgeable and humorous approach in telling these stories from a westcountry council chamber, Ted Sherrell provides a wry insight into the workings of local government and what it

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  • Backtothetamar

    Back to the Tamar

    Well known devon author and self-confessed grumpy old cinic Ted Sherrell is a real character around Tavistock and the surrounding areas, he wrote columns for local newspapers across west Devon

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  • Railwaysrounddartmoor

    Railways Round Dartmoor

    When Brunel’s first broad gauge link sneaked its way into Devon in the 1940s Dartmoor was still considered to be somethig of a wilderness in which few roads existed, and

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  • policemanpoet

    Dartmoor’s Policeman Poet

    John L. Webber served in the Devon Constabulary from 1863 until 1891, and for a quarter of a century was the village constable for Widecombe-in-the-Moor on Dartmoor. Whist at Widecombe

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  • Settmakers

    Dartmoor’s Sett Makers’ Bankers

    When walking across the slopes of Staple Tors high above Merrivale Quarry you might come upon numerous little granite work benches. Although they are mentioned briefly in other books about

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  • Beatricechase

    The Real Beatrice Chase

    Beatrice Chase was the pen name of Olive Katherine Parr. She also adopted the title ‘My Lady of the Moor’ during her time writing at Venton near Widecombe where she

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