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    The Bartlett Family of Pilton from 1864 onwards

    This photograph shows the family of William and Jane Bartlett (née Baker) of Pilton in about 1910. Their family has links to many North Devon families - Sanders, Passmore, Hobbs and Huxtable, amon...

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    Tudor Priest Put to Death in Pilton in 1549

    If the Western Rising or Prayer Book Rebellion means little or nothing to you, rest assured that you are not alone. 1549 – particularly the late Spring and Summer of 1549 – brought considerable civ...

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    Pilton Signal Box on the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway

    The Pilton Signal Box on the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway was located beside Pilton Causeway, close to the then operational headquarters and goods yard of the railway company. The iron post top...

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    A Brief History of Pilton

    This brief history of Pilton outlines the time from the earliest records in the 10th Century through to the Pilton Festival of the 21st Century. It considers the people, the buildings and the trad...

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    Under Minnow Road

    This photograph is view of Under Minnow Road, Pilton, likely to be around 1900. The area now associated with the name ‘Under Minnow Road’ bears this name as a result of a mistake made in the twent...

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    The Great Chamber or Solar of Bull Hill House

    Bull House is an early 15th Century house which was part of Pilton Priory, probably the Prior's Lodging and accommodation for guests. The name may refer to the many documents which were issued from...

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    The Pilton Story Library

    Thanks to the generosity of people within the Pilton Community, we have a small collection of books relevant to the history of Pilton and the surrounding area. Some of these books are available to...

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    Christine Lovelock, Pilton-based Artist

    Christine Lovelock, a Pilton resident artist since 1998, paints mainly in pastels and acrylics, sometimes in oils or watercolour, and mainly from memory. She tries to recapture moments of intense ...

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