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Kitley, Devon

Historical Description

Kitley, a seat in the S of Devon, on the river Yealm, 2 miles S of Plympton Earls. It belonged to the Pollexfens, passed to the Bastards, and contains many of Reynolds' paintings. A large cavern is near it, of similar character to the famous fossil cavern of Yealm Bridge, but it has not been found to contain, any bones.

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