Monasteries in Devon

In addition to the sites listed below, consider Buckland Abbey, near Tavistock, a former abbey that was modified into a manor house after the Dissolution of the Monasteries and became the home of Sir Francis Drake.


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British History Quiz

This Scottish lord of Badenoch was murdered by Robert the Bruce in 1306



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This Day in British History

17 November, 1292

Edward I names John Balliol king of Scotland

Edward had been asked to arbitrate between 12 claimants to the throne

Monarch Mayhem

This king hid in an oak tree after defeat at the Battle of Worcester in 1651



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Buckfastleigh (Hotel)
Furzeleigh Mill Country House

Furzeleigh Mill Country House

Close to the ancient stannary towns of Ashburton and Buckfastleigh and the medieval town of Totnes, midway between Plymouth and Exeter, this charming character 16th Century former corn mill offers the warmth of a homely atmosphere with hotel quality and service in a superb central location, perfectly placed for holidays … more >>

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Okehampton (Hotel)
Collaven Manor Hotel

Collaven Manor Hotel

Beautiful historic 15th Century manor on the edge of Dartmoor with 4 poster bedrooms, log fires, glorious views & candlelit restaurant. Ideal touring centre yet peacefully located for riding, fishing. more >>

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