Kenton, Devon

Kenton, Devon

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Kenton is a small village located near Exeter, the capital of Devon, England. Kenton is known for its medi val castle, Powderham Castle, where the Earl of Devon once settled in. Powderham Castle was built between 1390 and 1420 by Sir Philip Courtenay. The Castle remains in the hands of his descendant, the Earl of Devon.The church is dedicated to All Saints and is a fine building of the 14th century. It is built of red sandstone and the arcades are of Beer stone. According to John Betjeman "the full-aisled Devon plan at its best." The tower is handsome and the rood screen is massive and stately with ancient colour and a good series of figure-paintings. The pulpit is medieval and the reredos is by Charles Eamer Kempe.[show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • Part Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136407701
  • 9786136407708