Historic places Devon

  • A la Ronde

    A la Ronde


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

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  • Arlington Court

    Arlington Court


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

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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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  • Castle Drogo

    Castle Drogo


    Castle Drogo is situated high above the Teign Gorge.

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  • Compton Castle

    Compton Castle


    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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  • Crownhill Fort

    Crownhill Fort


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

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  • Elizabethan House

    Elizabethan House


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

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  • Killerton House

    Killerton House


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

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  • Knightshayes



    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


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

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  • Saltram House

    Saltram House


    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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  • St Lawrence Chapel

    St Lawrence Chapel


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

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  • St Nicholas Priory

    St Nicholas Priory


    Adorned with high quality replica furniture and painted in the bright colours of the period, the Priory is presented as the 1602 home of the wealthy Hurst family.

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  • The Merchant's House

    The Merchant's House


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

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  • Torre Abbey

    Torre Abbey


    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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  • Coldharbour Mill Working Wool Museum

    Coldharbour Mill Working Wool Museum


    Coldharbour Mill, built between 1797 and 1799 as Fox Brothers' 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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  • Exeter City Football Club Museum

    Exeter City Football Club Museum


    Founded in 2018 with support from the Heritage Lottery Fund, the ECFC Museum is a collaboration between Exeter City Football Club, ECFC Supporters Trust, and the University of Exeter.

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  • Totnes Museum

    Totnes Museum


    Totnes Museum is contained within a Grade I listed authentic Elizabethan Merchant's House, built around 1575 for the Kelland family and located in the heart of Totnes.

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