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Thorncombe Village Trust



NEWS AND EVENTS            











                      History of the Trust


                     Constitution of the Trust

                    Minutes of meetings

                     Archived minutes




                  Newsletter Archives

                  Past events   


    Blackdown Walk Aug 2013

     Bluebell Walk May 2013

    Pollinator Survey June 2013

   Visiting new-born lambs 2013

      2014 Christmas Sale



               Commemorative trees

               Johnson’s Wood

                Geology and geography




          Chard Junction Nature Reserve

          Nature Reserve pictures


         Butterfly surveys

 Photo albums

 Artists and writers



 Poor relief


 In the news






 17th and 18th centuries

Harry Banks


Hedge dating

Once upon a Thorncombe Road

Thorncombe’s Lost Roads & Hidden Holways

Thorncombe’s History

First World War Thorncombe Men

Thorncombe’s Changing Boundaries

Parish Poorhouse and workhouses

The Poor

Life in Thorncombe’s Workhouse

Chard St Bakery and Forge

Holway Cottage

Forde Abbey

Gough’s Barton

Holditch Court

Upperfold House

Sadborow Hall


Thomas Place & The Terrace


1 & 2 Church View, Chard Street

Dodgy local ice-cream

Gribb arsenic poisoning

 Industrial relics

 Westford Mill

Thorncombe’s Flax & Hemp Industries

 Broomstick Weddings

  Royal Oak

  Golden House

St Mary’s Church

Thorncombe’s Chapels

Thorncombe’s West Gallery Choir


Commonwealth vicars

Who was William Bragge?


Donald Hutchings at school

Donald Hutchings wartime

Louise May Silver

Starting out in 1960’s Thorncombe

 Thorncombe between the wars

Village life in the 1980’s

Women’s Institute in 1967

Wilfred Potter

Holditch memories

St Mary’s School

St Mary’s School photos

Forgotten epidemic


Thorncombe Market


  Walk 1 Sadborrow Pound to Schoolhouse

  Walk 2  A Glimpse of the Devil’s Jumps

  Walk 3 Chaffeigh, Shedrick & Strawberry Fields

  Walk 4  Tansee Hill to Yewtree Farm

  Walk 5   Hewood & Partway

  Walk 6   Forde Abbey Estate

  Walk 7   Holditch Perambulation

  Walk 8 An Amble around the Village

 A Village Walk - Walk 9

 Walk 10.. Lost Roads & Hidden Holways

  Rights of Way Information


  Thorncombe Village Trust site map UPDATED  15th February 2020

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  Site manager Rachael Whitbread

  All photographs on this site are the copyright property of the photographer   concerned.


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