'September 1856 made a new era in my life, for it was then I began to write'
Window at 'Woodland Cottage' Parracombe
Jane Austen holidays in Sidmouth;
Elizabeth Barrett-Browning holidays in Sidmouth, then in Torquay; she works on a Translation of Prometheus Bound as well as her own poetry.
In 1905 Edith Holden visits Dousland, near Yelverton and draws and writes notes about Dartmoor.
Frances Bellerby spends three years at Clearbrook on Dartmoor.