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Dating to the 10C, this town continues thriving with a weekly Elizabethan Market, cultural events, and a lively New Age community.

Totnes is a market town and civil parish at the head of the estuary of the River Dart in Devon, England. Totnes has a long recorded history, dating back to AD 907 when its first castle was built; it was an important market town by the 12th century. Indications of its former wealth and importance are given by the number of merchants' houses built in the 16th and 17th centuries. The Norman motte-and-bailey Totnes Castle was built during the reign of William I. The late medieval church of St Mary with its 120 feet (37 m) high west tower, visible from afar, is built of rich red Devonian sandstone. A prominent feature of the town is the Eastgateā€”an arch spanning the middle of the main street.
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