Welcome to Hemyock Monday, August 19 2019 @ 11:25 pm BST

Welcome to Hemyock

Hemyock is the largest village on the Blackdown Hills, which is now designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The parish has an area of about 2350 hectares, and lies on the NW of the Blackdown Hills.

The village boasts a wide variety of clubs and activities to suit all ages and requirements - from bowls and tennis to WI and religious meetings.


If you're new to the village click HERE
For history of the village click HERE
For more photos click HERE

Longmead Field - Treasurer Required

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Longmead Field

Can you help?

The Longmead Management Group is seeking a new Treasurer.  The role includes the collection of fees, record keeping and compiling a short report for each meeting.  There are four meetings each year held in the pavilion at Longmead. It is friendly and interesting group whose task is to oversee the running of the sports facilities and the environmental area at Longmead

If you are interested please contact Tracy Leaman - 01823 681569

Hemyock Parish Council

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Parish Council

19/00244/FULL | Change of use of agricultural land to allow the siting of 5 residential pitches, 1 transit gypsy and traveller pitch comprising 6 touring caravans, 3 day rooms, sewage treatment plant, hardstanding with new access and associated works | Lot 3 Shuttleton Farm Castle Hill Hemyock Devon

The parish council does not support the above application.  Below are the comments from the parish council to Mid Devon District Council:-

Hemyock History Tours

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History Group A group of 35 members of Exmouth History Group came to Hemyock last Thursday 20th June for a guided tour of Historic Buildings.  Starting at the Church Rooms with tea/coffee and a display of old photos they made their way to Hemyock Castle for a fascinating tour of this Norman Manor House fortified over the years. The Lords of the Manor held the Estate which was passed to a number of wealthy West Country families including the Hydons, the Dynhams, the Asthorpes, the Pophams and the Simcoes all of whom added an International dimension to our History.  The group then toured St Mary's.  Due to the removal of the Pump a leaflet was provided on the Parish Pump.  The group have expressed thanks to the community for such an informative visit. 

Hemyock Parish Council

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General News

PLEASE NOTE

LONGMEAD PLAY AREA CLOSED - WHILST ESSENTIAL REPAIRS ARE CARRIED OUT