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Curious Devon

By Derrick Warren

9780750948869

ISBN: 9780750948869

Published: 01-01-2008


Curious Devon

By Derrick Warren

ISBN: 9780750948869

Published: 01-01-2008

About This Book

Devon is a varied county, rich in history and heritage and justly popular with tens of thousands of visitors every year. A great many curious and unusual buildings, objects and landscape features have survived the centuries here. This book is a guide to over 130 of these remarkable sights in the heart of the West Country, including a 'stink pipe' at Bovey Tracey, the Coffin House at Brixham, the cliff railway at Lynmouth, the Devil's Stone at Shebbear, the narrowest street in the world at Exeter and a pillory at Hemyock Castle, as well as curious pub names, an epitaph to a cat and a memorial to a pig, among many others. Numerous illustrations are included, together with a map and location details.

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