Displays and life-sized tableaux in the Interpretation Centre depict life through the ages. Examples are shown below.
Fortifying Hemyock Castle would have been very expensive - perhaps Lady Margaret had to sell some of her jewels?
Hemyock Castle was garrisoned for Parliament, and used to imprison Royalists including The Reverend James Burnard.
However, Puritan life carried on.
After the Civil War, Hemyock Castle became a farm. Farmers included the Tuck family.
Nearby, life at the Rectory was refined.
Hemyock Castle, Hemyock, CULLOMPTON, Devon, EX15 3RJ, UK.
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