- This category is for websites about or based in the hamlet of Sheepstor and surrounding countryside within
- Dartmoor National Park, with its most famous landmark Burrator Reservoir, built in 1891, and enlarged in 1928.
- Although Sheepstor was once a parish in its own right, it is now administered with the combined ancient parishes of
- Meavy across the reservoir to the west, and Walkhampton to the north.
- This combined parish was given the name Burrator administered by West Devon.
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Dartmoor Walks: Sheeps Tor
Moorland walk around the Burrator reservoir. Describes the geology, with landscape photography accompanies be directions around the four mile route. Includes links to similar topics.
Devon Heritage: Sheepstor
Reference for the construction of Burrator Reservoir, the White Rajahs of Sarawak, Tavistock Directory of 1918 and White's History, Gazetteer and Directory of 1878, Sheepstor Protestation Return, and memorial for those from the village that didn't return fo World Wars I and II.
GenUKI: Sheepstor, Devon
Historical information including St Leonard, Church records, and map from 1850 showing the ancient parish boundary.
Article updated by the public about the village and parish, now administered by Burrator Parish Council. Includes history, St Leonard church, coat of arms for Elford of Sheepstor, references and links to related articles.
Last update:July 19, 2016 at 17:32:43 UTC