Kenton, Devon

Kenton, Devon

Kenton is a small village located near Exeter, the capital of Devon, England.

Kenton is known for its mediaeval 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.

External links

* [ Powderham Castle]
* [ Powderham Castle, Kenton, Devon]
* [ Kenton village website, Devon]


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