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Selworthy Cream Tea by David-J

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The charming village of Selworthy lies in the heart of the Holnicote estate in a magnificent setting on the northern fringes of Exmoor.

The estate of 12,443 acres is the National Trust’s main property on Exmoor.

At first glance the cream-washed stone, thatched cottages seem typical of many ancient settlements in this area.

However, Selworthy was rebuilt in 1828 by Sir Thomas Acland of Killerton.

Sir Thomas was a philanthropist and designed the ‘model’ village himself to provide housing for the aged and infirm of the Holnicote estate.

He used traditional designs and materials to create a deliberately old-fashioned village.

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  • Lissywitch
    Lissywitchabout 3 years ago

    fabulous, can I move in tomorrow :))

  • David-J
    David-Jabout 3 years ago

    Its all your Sarah

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