Talk: Ancient Tracks on Dartmoor – Emma Cunis

Talk: Ancient Tracks on Dartmoor – Emma Cunis

Thursday 28 April 2022
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Ashburton Arts Centre


Book here now: £10 or £8 or £5 – please pay what you can

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Emma Cunis organises tours and talks as Dartmoor’s Daughter on the land where several generations of her family have lived. There’s increasing interest in the ancient history of Dartmoor. In 2019, Alan Endacott gave a talk here titled ‘In Search of the Ancestors’ which attracted a full house, so do book early.

Emma writes: “Based on a book of the same name by Eric Hemery (my grandfather), this talk focuses on some of the key routes that offered safe passage across Dartmoor for pack ponies, tinners, wool merchants (jobbers), peat cutters, monks, sailors, coffins…and more. Hear the history of Trans-Moorland Tracks such as the Mariners’ Way, Jobbers’ Road, The King Way, and the Inter-Moorland Tracks such as Black Lane, The Teignhead Road, Peat Cutters Track, and Church Ways.”