Parish Tour

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Ilsington is one of the biggest parishes in Devon. In over 12 square miles, it ranges from housing estates and hypermarkets to agricultural land and moorland.  The most well known feature is Haytor Rocks since they can be seen from many miles away in all directions.

However, there are many other interesting things to see within the Parish.  Two different ways are provided for learning more about the Parish.  One is to click here to download a map and then by moving the cursor over the map, click on the items of interest.  Since the map may take a little while to download, the same information can also be accessed by clicking on the item of interest from the following list :-


Bagtor Mill

Boundary Stones

Gorse Blossom Railway

Granite Quarry

Green Lane (Lime Kiln)

Guide Stones



Haytor Vale

Higher Brimley

Prehistoric Hut Circle

Ilsington Manor House

Ilsington Village


Great Plantation

Playing Fields

Post Boxes

Post Offices

Prehistoric Reave

Rippon Tor

Saddle Tor




South Knighton

Telephone Kiosks

Tin mines

Trago Mills

Granite Tramway

Trumpeter Village Halls Workmens' Cottages Workmens'  Hut

  A lot of this information has come from Dick Will's Book of Ilsington - make sure you buy your copy to learn more!

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