Old Photograph of Blacksmith's House

“The roofless shell of Blacksmiths Shop otherwise known as Mine House on Barn Hill, with Vixen Tor and King Tor behind, photographed in 1953. This well-known landmark, probably built in 1871 as a smithy to serve stobecutters in the area, was demolished in June 1964 by Blundells School Army Cadet Force with with the authorisation of the dartmoor National Park Committee" - DPA Centenary publication, “A Dartmoor Centenary, 1883-1983”, page 53
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Updated on October 15, 2018
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