TIVERTON CASTLE
THE CASTLE FOR ALL SEASONS IN TIVERTON, DEVON
 

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Tiverton is a market town with a Charter dating from 1258.  It stands above its two rivers, the Exe and the Lowman.  It was originally known as Twyfordton, a two ford town.  In the Middle Ages it was an important market place and became a centre for the woollen industry, with many wealthy merchants endowing it.  It has very interesting architecture.  There are three medieval almshouses.  St. Peter`s Church next to the Castle is wonderful and well worth a visit, and so is St. George`s Church, the finest Georgian church in Devon.  Knightshayes Court is a couple of miles away - wonderful garden.

Bampton is an attractive small town with a lovely church and incomplete motte and bailey castle.

Crediton has an ancient tradition: it was the birthplace of St. Boniface and the seat of a bishop between 909 and 1050, and the most important building is Holy Cross Church.  Wonderful delicatessen called Treloar`s.

Cullompton has one of Devon`s best churches, St. Andrew`s, and other very interesting old buildings in the High Street.

There are many charming local villages with interesting churches and pubs serving excellent food.

 

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