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Bayard's Cove Fort
Picturesquely sited on the quayside at Darmouth, this Tudor artillery fort once contained heavy guns to protect the prosperous harbour town from attack.
The best known of many Dartmoor prehistoric settlements, Grimspound\r\ndates from the late Bronze Age. The remains of 24 stone houses\r\nsurvive within a massive boundary wall.
Kirkham House, Paignton
This late medieval stone house, afterwards split into three cottages was restored in the 1960s.
Berry Pomeroy Castle
Tucked away in a steep wooded valley, Berry Pomeroy Castle is the perfect romantic ruin.
An Iron Age hillfort in Devon with impressive ramparts, now surrounded by\r\nwoodland.
Beautifully located fortresses on the edge of the river. For over 600 years Dartmouth Castle has guarded the Dart Estuary and the busy, vibrant port of Dartmouth.
Hound Tor Deserted Medieval Village
The remains of four 13th century stone farmsteads, on land originally farmed in the Bronze Age. This isolated Dartmoor hamlet was probably abandoned in the early 15th century.
Merrivale Prehistoric Settlement
The group of monuments at Merrivale is one of the finest on Dartmoor: side by side here are the remains of a Bronze Age settlement and a complex of ritual sites.
Royal Citadel, Plymouth
A dramatic 17th-century fortress built to defend the coastline from the Dutch, and keep watch on a recently rebellious town. Still in use by the military today.
Once the largest castle in Devon, nestling in the foothills of Dartmoor. Reputedly haunted and mentioned in the Domesday Book.