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Tales of a Dartmoor Village (West Country Folklore)

Theo Brown

Tales of a Dartmoor Village (West Country Folklore)

by Theo Brown

  • 152 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Toucan Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Devon,
  • Local history,
  • Villages,
  • Postbridge (England),
  • Folklore,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Tales

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8302760M
    ISBN 100856940488
    ISBN 109780856940484

    OCLC Number: Notes: "Tales of a Devon village, with its companion volume Life in a Devon village, is compiled with material gathered together originally in two books called The village book and The labouring life."--Page [2]. Ma Tales Of Dartmoor 0 The nice things with place-names is that you can play around with them in all sorts of ‘sad’ ways. In this light, it is possible to make up an entire suit of Dartmoor playing cards from some of the old and modern place-names to be found on the moor.

    Septem Tales Of Dartmoor 0 It was a dark winter’s night when all on the moor was coated by a thick frost which sparkled in the still moonlight, the small inn was unusually quite with just a few local packmen and waggoners sat around the smoky peat fire. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

    Brown, Theo () Tales of a Dartmoor Village: some preliminary notes on the Folklore of Postbridge (Toucan Press, Guernsey, Westcountry Folklore no.7) [reprinted from Trans. Devon. Assoc.,93, , ) – much interesting information about the heart of Dartmoor here.   Tales of the Dartmoor Pixies by William Crossing The tales related in the following pages, I have gathered from the peasantry of Dartmoor, and they may be accepted as representative of the class of stories told of the elves of superstition--the pixies. Had my design been simply to have presented the reader with a collection of these, I might have filled a greater number of pages, but I Author: William Crossing.


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The Oak Apple is Roger Whale's Third Book is the series "Tales of a Dartmoor Village". A Romantic Novel set amid the beautiful scenery of Dartmoor.

Jacqui has left her abusive husband in West London, and with her twelve year old son Timmy has come to live with her parents on Dartmoor.

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The Damson Tree is a Romantic Novel set amid the beautiful scenery of Dartmoor. Frank Naraway is home on leave for his Father’s funeral. Friends and neighbours all seem to think that he will now come back to live and help his mother run the family farm on Dartmoor/5(14).

Brimming with tales of witches, giants and the devil, it’s no surprise that thousands of paranormal hunters and thrill seekers alike flock to mythical Dartmoor every year for the chance to glimpse the surreal. (it is also the only place in England where wild camping is legal; hence all.

For centuries the Dartmoor folklore and legends have encompassed tales of pixies, ghosts, witchcraft, weird happenings and a host of deep seated beliefs. These have been passed down through the generations via fireside stories, books, and local tradition all of which have played their part in keeping the tales alive today.

This is the fifth book in the series Tales of a Dartmoor Village by Roger Whale. Set once again in an un-named village on Dartmoor in Devon. But this time the tale is an intriguing Murder Mystery.

Local businessman Mark Bosworth has gone missing in unusual circumstances/5(7). The Damson Tree (Tales of a Dartmoor Village Book 1) avg rating — 27 ratings — published — 2 editions Want to Read saving /5. Christowell: a Dartmoor tale is a three-volume novel by R. Blackmore published in It is set in the fictional village of Christowell on the eastern edge of Dartmoor.

Plot introduction The complex and picturesque life which goes on in the parish of Christowell is the theme of Pages: Dartmoor’s wide open skies and wooded valleys, towering tors and stark beauty seem to bring out the very best in the creative mind.

From contemporary folk artist Seth Lakeman to Victorian hymn writer Sabine Baring Gould, from Agatha Christie’s Poirot to Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes, Dartmoor has produced and inspired all manner of writing, art and photography, music and theatre.

PRE-ISBN AUTHORs NOTE: LIFE IN A DEVON VILLAGE", with its companion Tales of a Devon Village", is compiled from material gathered together originally in two books written between and and called The Village Book and The Labouring dealt with an observed and authenticated period that has now passed away the first half of the interval between the two/5.

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TALES OF THE DARTMOOR PIXIES GLIMPSES OF ELFIN HAUNTS AND ANTICS BY WILLIAM CROSSING GLOBAL GREY NOTHING BUT E-BOOKS. TABLE OF CONTENTS PREFACE CHAPTER I: THE MOORLAND HAUNTS OF THE PIXIES CHAPTER II: THE PIXIES' TRYSTING PLACE CHAPTER III: BY THE PEAT FILLED HEARTH on the side on which the village lies, is a.

2 Tales Of The Dartmoor File Size: 1MB.Ma Tales Of Dartmoor 0 More marvellous still is the following tale, which I heard from the daughter of the good folk who were the chief actors in it: Many years ago there lived on the very edge of Dartmoor a farmer and his family, all were hard-working Christian folk .Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brown, Theo, Tales of a Dartmoor village: some preliminary notes on the folklore of Postbridge.