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Brookhill, Devon

Historical Description

Brookhill, a seat on the east side of the mouth of Dartmouth Harbour, Devonshire, in a wooded cove, screened by hills, 1½ mile SE of Dartmouth. The house contains souvenirs of Sir Walter Raleigh, and a rich series of historical emblazonments, and the grounds show fine scenic features and contain the foundations of an ancient strong castle.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5