Historic places Devon

  • Arlington Court

    Arlington Court

    Barnstaple

    An intimate and fascinating Regency house set in an extensive estate.

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  • St Nicholas Priory

    St Nicholas Priory

    Exeter

    Unfortunately due to essential building repairs St Nicholas Priory is currently not open.

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  • Castle Drogo

    Castle Drogo

    Exeter

    The 'last castle to be built in England', set above the Teign Gorge with dramatic views over Dartmoor.

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  • Coldharbour Mill Working Wool Museum

    Coldharbour Mill Working Wool Museum

    Cullompton

    Coldharbour Mill, built between 1797 and 1799 as the first Spinning Mill in the South West, preserves a collection of Victorian spinning frames for the worsted process, and Hattersley looms are still in use to weave knitting yarns, tartan cloth, rugs and stair runners.

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  • Saltram House

    Saltram House

    Plymouth

    Saltram stands high above the River Plym in a rolling and wooded landscaped park that now provides precious green space on the outskirts of Plymouth.

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  • A la Ronde

    A la Ronde

    Exmouth

    Individual 18th-century house with fascinating interior decoration and collections.

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  • Elizabethan House

    Elizabethan House

    Plymouth

    The Elizabethan House is a rare surviving example of Plymouth's history.

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  • The Merchant's House

    The Merchant's House

    Plymouth

    A Jacobean merchant's house, home to the famous Elizabethan privateer, William Parker.

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  • Killerton House

    Killerton House

    Exeter

    Fine 18th-century house with costume collection, hillside garden and estate.

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  • Knightshayes

    Knightshayes

    Tiverton

    Begun in 1869, and a rare survival of the work of the eccentric designer William Burges, Knightshayes is an extraordinary gothic delight, with rich Victorian interiors, with far reaching views of the Exe Valley and Tiverton.

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  • Markers Cottage

    Markers Cottage

    Exeter

    A fascinating medieval cob house, containing a cross-passage screen decorated with a painting of St Andrew.

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  • Torre Abbey

    Torre Abbey

    Torquay

    Since its foundation in 1196, Torre Abbey has witnessed, survived and even played a role in some epic moments of history.

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  • Crownhill Fort

    Crownhill Fort

    Plymouth

    Crownhill Fort was built in the 1860s as the centrepiece of Plymouth's North Eastern Defences.

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  • Bradley Manor

    Bradley Manor

    Newton Abbot

    Unspoilt and fascinating medieval manor house, still a relaxed family home.

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  • Compton Castle

    Compton Castle

    Paignton

    Dramatic fortified manor house and small formal garden A rare survivor, this medieval fortress with high curtain walls, towers and a portcullis, set in a landscape of rolling hills and orchards, is a bewitching mixture of romance and history.

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  • St Lawrence Chapel

    St Lawrence Chapel

    Ashburton

    Formerly the Grammar School which closed in 1938 just 20 years after celebrating 600 years as a school.

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