AboutDelightful, unspoilt town on the slopes above the River Teign; where fishing, walking and other outdoor pursuits are popular. The square is dominated by a pepper pot market house. Interesting shops including two popular long-established ironmongers. An Inn, believed haunted by cavalier poet, Sydney Godolphin, killed by Roundheads 1642.
An ancient stannary town with tinners' symbol; 3 conjoint rabbits, in 15thC church of St Michael. Fulling and tucking mills closed 1848, but late 19thC rector; George Hayter Haymes, encouraged tourism with technological innovations, including sewage works. The first electricity west of London.