Buckland Abbey 4947

Yelverton, West Devon, Devon, England

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Brief Description

Buckland Abbey, Devon. The buildings are 700 years old with a 16th century Great Hall. It was the former home of Sir Francis Drake. It was originally a Cistercian monastery before being converted into a house for Sir Richard Grenville. There are miles of delightful walks through the wooded valley of the River Tavy.

Features
Abbey
Access & Directions

Directions

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/buckland-abbey/how-to-get-here/
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Buckland
History

Period

  • 16th Century
Contact

Telephone

0844 800 1895

Official Website

Click Here

Other websites

Owners

  • The National Trust

References

References

Contributors

  • Helen Lazenby

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