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    The Battle of Manning's Pit

    John Norman of Pilton recounts the story of the Battle of Manning's Pit, Pilton, Barnstaple, Devon, around Tutshill Woods against the Bradiford Gang as told in a poem written by his cousin Brian No...

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    Manning's Pit

    The bridge at the bottom of Manning's Pit connecting to the field and buildings at Anchor Mill at the end of Hall's Mill Lane. The bridge crosses Bradiford Water and is where people sledging in the...

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    Flood Risk on River Yeo at Raleigh December 2012

    Following a long period of heavy rain, the River Yeo burst its banks at Raleigh on Saturday 22nd December 2012 and threatened the adjacent properties on Greenmeadow Drive, Claude Dix Close and Rale...

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    The Poem of The Battle of Manning's Pit

    This is the text of the poem by Brian Norman which is read by his cousin John Norman. It can be found at the end of this link:

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    Rotary Club of Barnstaple Golden Jubilee Project 74 to Create the Rotary...

    In commemoration of formation of the Rotary Club of Barnstaple in 1924, the members of the Rotary Club decided in 1970 to celebrate their Golden Jubilee by creating a Rest Garden for the elderly on...

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    Shearford Lane

    Shearford Lane, also known as Venn's Lane or Stinking Lily Lane for the wild garlic which thrives on it, is a typical Devon sunken lane. It originally led from Pilton to Playford, Blakewell and Bl...

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    The Creation of Rotary Gardens 2013

    As part of improvements carried out by North Devon Council in the first half of 2013, three information boards were erected in Rotary Gardens, Pilton, one at each corner, in July 2013. The Creatio...

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    Pilton Street in 14th Century by Mark Power

    The architect Mark Power produced this beautiful artwork of mediaeval Pilton Street as he had researched it in 1992. It shows the houses mostly South facing rather than the current East-West orien...

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