Ilsington Parish History Group was established in 2017 with support from the Dartmoor National Park Authority and the Heritage Lottery Fund under the Moor than Meets the Eye Parishscapes project. For details of forthcoming meetings and events, please see the Events page.  For further information, please email us.

The History Group publish occasional pamphlets on topics of interest.
Ilsington – a place in History. Special Publication No 1. Price £5
Interwar Ilsington. Special Publication No 2. Price £5
Beating the Bounds – Ilsington Parish. Special Publication No. 3 Price £5

These are available in Ilsington Village Shop or by post (£6 to include p&p) – please email us.


The image at the top of the page shows Farmer Willcocks, Town Barton leading his horses through Ilsington Church Town in the 1930s.




Anne & Rob Parkinson