Bondleigh

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Bondleigh: St James's church.
The bridge at Bondleigh, Devon.

Bondleigh is a village and civil parish in the West Devon district of Devon, England, on the River Taw, north of North Tawton. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 123.

Millsome Castle from Taw Green

The church, though 15th century, has traces of a Norman window above the chancel, as well as other Norman features: carved stones in the walls, the baptismal font and a tympanum. There are old bench-ends, and 15th century glass. In the churchyard is the shaft of its ancient cross, possibly once a megalith.

A mile to the north is the medieval motte or ringwork known as Millsome Castle.

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Media related to Bondleigh at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 50°49′33″N 3°54′56″W / 50.82583°N 3.91556°W / 50.82583; -3.91556