Old World Charm and thatched cottages in modern day Torquay

Cockington is a living preservation area still retaining many of its ancient thatched cottages and the very well known Cockington Forge, as well as the splendid large residence known as Cockington Court, with its adjacent church

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The world famous Cockington Forge.

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The Parish Church of Cockington

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The Gamekeepers Cottage.

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The Higher Lodge

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Sunday Cricket in front of Cockington Court

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Cockington Court.

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The Drum Inn, the village hostelry

Built in the 1930s to a design by Sir Edwin Lutyens, very much in keeping with the character of the village. Also known for its engraving on glass of Whistlers poem "The Drum" in one of its windows. Sadly altered since this photo was taken and not for the better

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