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History of Dartington and Week

Here is a brief history of Dartington, giving the background to successive waves of land stewardship and tenure. Our island land story is about how the equitable Anglo Saxon community land tenure system was replaced by the Norman land grab/conquest, and this brief history is good on the detail, and recent developments. Who knows the […]

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Some History of the Land at Week

Valerie Belsey is a local historian who has done some initial research of the history of the land at Week. She writes that, ‘Once we know the land is secured there’s a lot more that can be discovered i.e. farm sale records and ditch and hedge work for Billany going back to 1812… So for […]

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