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" The third is some acres of wood and trees, that are a fathom about, and yet no taller than a man may touch to top with his hand... "
The Chorographical Description Or Survey of the County of Devon - Page 223
by Tristram Risdon - 1811 - 442 pages
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A chorographical description or survey of the county of Devon. With additions

Tristram Risdon - 1811
...Plimstoke they shall have. " The third is some acres of wood and trees, that are a fathom about, and vet no taller than a man may touch to top with his hand,...tenants dwelling in and about the moor, which are called Faifield Men, in ancient times Fenp field, and these be the king's special tenants,, pay him...
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A Perambulation of the Antient and Royal Forest of Dartmoor and the Venville ...

Samuel Rowe - Dartmoor (England) - 1848 - 298 pages
...Risdon's " three remarkable things " in the Forest of Dartmoor. By him, it is described as consisting of " some acres of wood and trees that are a fathom about, and yet no taller than a man may touch the top with his hand." The general description of this third wonder of Dartmoor, is in sufficient...
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Some Account of the Barony and Town of Okehampton: Its Antiquities and ...

William Henry Kearley Wright - Okehampton (England) - 1889 - 242 pages
...seen in the moor where he was frozen to death; the third is some acres of wood and trees, that are of a fathom about, and yet no taller than a man may touch to top with his hand.—Risdon. JThe original name was Dynant: Oliver de Dynant, their Breton ancestor, was Lord of...
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Dartmoor and Its Surroundings

Beatrix F. Cresswell - 1903 - 144 pages
...is, in truth, the most remarkable thing on all Dartmoor, with perhaps the exception of Post Bridge, "some acres of wood and trees that are a fathom about,...taller than a man may touch to top with his hand." So it was in Risdon's time; so it appears now; so, strangest of all, it was at the date of the Norman...
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