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Top 10 Devon and Cornwall by John Plumer

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Great Houses

1. Trerice

An architectural gem with ornate fireplaces and elaborate ceilings, this small Elizabethan manor has a good collection of English furniture, clocks and examples of needlework. The highlight is the barrel ceiling of its Great Chamber. Tudor Costume Days are a popular attraction (for further details see Trerice).

2. Pencarrow

This 18th-century mansion is noted for its porcelain and paintings, including portraits by Joshua Reynolds. The bedrooms upstairs display costumes used in films shot here. The gardens are home ...

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