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St Mary Magdalene, Launceston, a splendid town church of the early 16th century.

Launceston Priory was established in the 12th century, and became one of the wealthiest in Cornwall.

Madron well chapel named after the saint of the nearby parish church, it was visited in the 16th and 17th centuries by people in search of healing.

Dupath Well, situated 1.5 kilometres east-south-east of Callington, is housed in a granite ashlar building and incorporates architectural features

Prideaux Place is an Elizabethan house with extensive grounds and a deer park, high above Padstow, Cornwall, with views over the Camel

The church of St Stephens sits atop a hill across the valley from the town of Launceston.

This large parish church is a good example of the Gothic Perpendicular style of the 15th century.

This famous well is located near St Keyne’s Church.

The church of St Carantoc is located in the village of Crantock.

Paul Church was burned by a Spanish raiding party in July 1595, and was rebuilt in 1600.