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St. Peter's Church, North Tawton, Devonshire, next door to Sylvia Plath's home Court Green. The famous yew is just out of sight on the right.
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The yew tree at St. Peter's Church, which Sylvia Plath could see from her study and bedroom windows.
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The picket of gravestones and old granite & cob retaining wall that separate the church from Sylvia Plath's front garden at Court Green.
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Court Green's thatched roof and chimney pots can be seen just over the treetops from the church.
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St. Peter's Norman tower with its sundial.
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"Life is like a shadow" engraved on the sundial.
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Pitch cobbles at St. Peter's Church. The same pitch cobbles surface the back courtyard at Court Green, probably laid by prisoners of the Napoleonic Wars.
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Iron-studded door to St. Peter's Church, similar to Sylvia Plath's description of the back door at Court Green.
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Corner of the churchyard, with Court Green and its acreage obscured by trees. The stone cottage beyond Court Green's hedge marks the lane entrance to Court Green from North Tawton's Market Street.
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Court Green's lane from Market Street. Court Green is on the right; Rose & Percy Key's cottage was the one closest to the back gate at the top of the lane.
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The lychgate entrance to St. Peter's Church, with a view down Market Street toward the center of the village of North Tawton, Devonshire.
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Center of North Tawton at the end of Market Street.
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North Tawton, Devonshire.
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North Tawton's playground at the top of the village. Dartmoor rises in the distance behind the trees on the left.
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Exeter Cathedral, Exeter, Devonshire.
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The worn faces of the saints on the facade of Exeter Cathedral.
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The village of Belstone, Devonshire, a short distance from North Tawton at the northern edge of Dartmoor.
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Dartmoor's Cawsand Beacon rising above the village of Belstone.
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The sheepfold at Belstone Commons, a probable locale of Sylvia Plath's poem "Sheep in Fog," begun at Court Green during the autumn of 1962 and completed in London in January 1963.
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Skaigh Stables, Belstone, Devonshire: the model for the stable in Chapter 15 "Ariel." The stable where Sylvia Plath took riding lessons during fall 1962, which was owned by a Miss Redwood in nearby Corsecomb, no longer exists.
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Cawsand Beacon, across the River Taw from Skaigh Stables.
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The sheep sculls on the fence at Skaigh Stables. Note the sign: "ALL RIDES AT OWN RISK!"
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The bridle path from Skaigh Stables.
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Sheep on the hedgerow on the way to the Dartmoor trailhead.
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"Nigger-eye berries": the fruit of the hawthorn, or May tree, ripe during the autumn months.
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The mouth of the River Taw at Belstone Cleave, Belstone, Devonshire.