Devon Sentence Examples
Then again there are such large banks as are found in Wales, Devon and Cornwall.
In 1853 he became curate of Alfington, Devon, and in the following year he was ordained priest.
The denomination arose in the agricultural districts and fishing villages of north Cornwall and Devon; a district only slightly influenced by John Wesley and the original Methodist movement.
O'Bryan commenced his labours in north Devon, and in 1815 a small society was formed at Lake Farm, Shebbear.
At that conference the work had spread from Ring's Ash in Devon to Morrah, a lonely and desolate parish in west Cornwall.Advertisement
Dorset had probably been acquired by them before this time, while part of Devon seems to have come into their hands soon afterwards.
From 1745 onwards he seems to have travelled over the greater portion of Cornwall and Devon in search of these minerals, and he finally located them in the parish of St Stephen's near to St Austell.
There are some remains (including a portion in the square, now used as a public library established in 1799) of the magnificent abbey of St Mary and St Rumon, founded in 961 by Orgar, earl of Devon.
Both town and abbey were sacked by the Danes in 997, but were shortly afterwards rebuilt, and the latter at the time of the Conquest ranked as the wealthiest house in Devon, including the hundred and manor of Tavistock among its possessions.
It is first mentioned in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle under the date 605.The ealdorman, or sheriff, of the shire was probably charged with the duty of calling out and leading the fyrd, which appears always to have retained a local character, as during the time of the Danish invasions we read of the fyrd of Kent, of Somerset and of Devon.Advertisement
See Victoria County History - Devon; James Davidson, British and Roman Remains in the Vicinity of Axminster (London, 1 &33).
But in the " Drift " maps many other types of deposit are indicated, such, for instance, as the ordinary modern alluvium of rivers, and the older river terraces (River-drift of various ages), including gravels, brickearth and loam; old raised sea beaches and blown-sand (Aeolian-drift); the " Head " of Cornwall and Devon, an angular detritus consisting of stones with clay or loam; clay-with-flints, rainwash (landwash), scree and talus; the " Warp," a marine and estuarine silt and clay of the Humber; and also beds of peat and diatomite.
His early years were spent at Barnack in the Fen country and at Clovelly in North Devon.
The descriptions of South American scenery in Westward Ho!, of the Egyptian desert in Hypatia, of the North Devon scenery in Two Years Ago, are among the most brilliant pieces of wordpainting in English prose-writing; and the American scenery is even more vividly and more truthfully described when he had seen it only by the eye of his imagination than in his work At Last, which was written after he had visited the tropics.
It has been continuously and carefully bred in Cornwall, Devon, Essex and Suffolk, and from these centres it has rapidly spread all over the country.Advertisement
Devon, is known as "orbicular silica" or "beekite," having been named after Dr Henry Beeke, dean of Bristol, who first directed attention to such deposits.
Syon House is now established at Chudleigh in Devon, the only English community that can boast an unbroken conventual existence since preReformation times.
Upon the attainder of the earl of Devon in 1 539 the borough fell to the crown and was annexed to the duchy.
Alfred had been on his way to relieve his son at Thorney when he heard that the Northumbrian and East Anglian Danes were besieging Exeter and an unnamed fort on the coast of North Devon.
Baffin Land is separated from Greenland by Baffin Bay and Davis Strait, from Ungava by Hudson Strait, from Keewatin and Melville Peninsula by Fox Channel and Fury-and-Hecla Strait, from Boothia Peninsula and North Somerset by the Gulf of Boothia and Prince Regent Inlet, and from North Devon by Lancaster Sound.Advertisement
The chase of the wild stag is carried on in the west country by the Devon and Somerset hounds, which hunt three or four days a week from kennels at Dunster; by the Quantock; and by a few other local packs.
In winter it is common off Devon and Cornwall, but has not hitherto been caught in such numbers as to be of commercial importance.
It occurs in metalliferous veins, often in association with iron-pyrites, chalybite, blende, &c., and in Cornwall and Devon, where it is abundant, with cassiterite.
Amicia, countess of Devon, brought a stream of water from Norwood, 5 m.
In 1275 Amicia, countess of Devon, claimed to hold fairs at Tiverton at the feasts of St Andrew and St Giles, and at the translation of St Thomas the Martyr.Advertisement
Devon, notably near Liskeard, where fine crystals have been found, with faces of the six-faced octahedron replacing the corners of the cube.
Except along the centre of the Irish Sea, at one point off the Tweed and one between Devon and Normandy, the depth of water between England and the nearest land nowhere exceeds 50 fathoms.
Region, which stretches from the Scottish border to the division centre of England, running south; (3) Wales, occupying the peninsula between the Mersey and the Bristol Channel, and extending beyond the political boundaries of the principality to include Shropshire and Hereford; and (4) the peninsula of Cornwall and Devon.
The peninsula of Cornwall and Devon may be looked upon as formed from a synclinal trough of Devonian rocks, which appear as plateaus on the north and south, while the centre is occupied by Lower Carboniferous strata at a lower level.
The remarkable features of the scenery of South Devon and Cornwall are due to a narrow band of Archaean rock which appears in the south of the peninsulas terminating in Lizard Head and Start Point, and to huge masses of granite and other eruptive rocks which form a series of great bosses and dykes.
The great variety of the rocks which meet the sea along the south of Cornwall and Devon has led to the formation of a singularly picturesque coast - the headlands being carved from the hardest igneous rocks, the bays cut back in the softer Devonian strata, The fjord-like inlets of Falmouth, Plymouth and Dartmouth are splendid natural harbours, which would have developed great commercial ports but for their remoteness from the centres of commerce and manufactures.
Essex and Suffolk, Suffolk and Norfolk, Cornwall and Devon, Durham and Yorkshire, Lancashire and Cheshire, are all separated by rivers, while rivers form some part of the boundaries of almost every county.
It was about this time that the Pennine Hills, the Lake District mountain mass, and the Mendip Hills were being most vigorously uplifted, while the granite masses of Cornwall and Devon wore perhaps being injected into the Carboniferous and Devonian rocks.
In fruit-growing, Kent takes the first place, but a good quantity is grown in Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Essex, in Worcestershire and other western counties, where, as in Herefordshire, Somerset and Devon, the apple is especially cultivated and cider is largely produced.
Slate is worked in Cornwall and Devon, and also in Lancashire and Cumberland, where, in the Lake District, there are several large quarries.
In 851 Ceorl, with the men of Devon, defeated the Danes at Wigganburg, and AEthelstan of Kent was victorious at Sandwich, in spite of which they wintered in England that year for the first time.
The longwool breeds are the Leicester, Border Leicester, Cotswold, Lincoln, Kent, Devon Longwool, South Devon, Wensleydale and Roscommon.
The Devon Longwool is not unlike the Lincoln, but is coarser.
The South Devon or South Dum are, like the cattle of that name, a strictly local breed, which likewise exemplify the good results of crossing with the Leicesters.
The South Devons have a fairly fine silky fleece of long staple, heavier than that of the Devon Longwool, which it also excels in size.
From this date onward Franco-Spanish fleets were perpetually to be met not only in the Bay of Biscay but in the Channel; they made the voyage to Bordeaux unsafe, and often executed descents on the shores of Kent, Sussex, Devon and Cornwall.
While Lord Bonville supported the queen, the house of Courtenay were staunch Yorkists, and the earl of Devon joined in the armed demonstration of Duke Richard in 1452.
Devon rose in the Lancastrian interest; Kent, where the earls name had always been popular, took arms a -.
A Cornish, army marched straight on London, picking up some supporters in Devon and Somerset on their way, including a discontented baron, Lord Audley, whom they made their captain.
It met with strenuous resistance in Devon and in Cornwall, where rebellions added to the thickening troubles of the protector.
He increased the grant which was made to the Roman Catholic College at Maynooth; he established three colleges in the north, south and west of Ireland for the undenominational education of the middle classes; he appointed a commissionthe Devon commission, as it was called, from the name of the nobleman who presided over itto investigate the conditions on which Irish land was held; and, after the report of the commission, he introduced, though he failed to carry, a measure for remedying some of the grievances of the Irish tenants.
A large nunnery, called St Augustine's Priory, was erected near the town in 1861; while eastward is the Jacobean Forde House, belonging to the earl of Devon, and visited by Charles I.
He was a strong Liberal with somewhat socialistic views, and was preferred by Mr. Gladstone to the living of Stokenham and Chivelstone in Devon in 1884.
P. Kennedy's Digest of the evidence given before the Devon Commission (Dublin, 1847-1848); the Report of the Bessborough Commission, 1881, and of the commission on the agriculture of the United Kingdom, 1881.
It is probably from this period that the Irish colonies in south Wales, Somerset, Devon and Cornwall date.
Perhaps it was his gift of oratory which suggested his appointment as bishop of the refractory men of Devon and Cornwall.
He was deputed by a synod of the church in Wessex to remonstrate with the Britons of Domnonia (Devon and Cornwall) on their differences from the Roman practice in the shape of the tonsure and the date of Easter.
The lignite deposits and pipe-clays of Bovey Tracey in Devon, referred by Heer and Pengelly to the Miocene period, were considered by Gardner to be of the same age as the Bournemouth beds (Middle Eocene).
Red House Hotel, Exeter and Devon Family run with a warm & friendly atmosphere.
If it lasts for another 10,000 years, it might even witness the Advent of open government in Devon.
Following our move to Devon we saw an ophthalmologist at Torbay hospital who said he thought Matthew had ocular albinism.
Devon sustained a broken ankle and a head injury and was taken by ambulance to Pilgrim Hospital for treatment.
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St Mary the Virgin Exbourne Devon Exbourne is a village of 400 people in mid-Devon and is part of a four parish benefice.
Armstrong examined them, and they contained references to an American bombsight, and that someone was traveling to Devon.
Andy Martin's family has run a traditional butcher 's business in this part for Devon for 60 years.
Devon Sea Fisheries Committee will enforce the bylaw with assistance from the local warden.
It is thrown over the narrow chasm at a height of 86 feet above the Devon water.
The website also shows what the next steps are in terms of implementing the compact for Devon 2005/2006.
The emerald damselfly, which is not common in Devon, has been recorded here.
The last English record on the BMLSS records occurred of a specimen washed up dead on the north Devon coast in 2000.
All these features make Devon a popular holiday destination.
Trouble is almost everyone surfs north Devon, not the south like in the previous issue of Surf mag.
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One problem, you missed out the most important part, south Devon!
These boat trips sail along east Devon 's oldest section of the coast.
Putting inverted commas around " west Devon " would make the results more specific than having the words separately.
Devon wedding a special day.
There's going to be a launch event for Three Things About Me on Thursday 20th July at Barnstaple Library (north Devon ).
You you can start enjoying your self catering holiday Devon from the moment you arrive!
If you wish to report an encampment please contact either Devon County Council or South Hams District Council.
Is it too fanciful to imagine him speaking with a bread country accent, possibly from the Devon area?
Twitchen Farm - Large self catering accommodation in 16th Century thatched farmhouse set in the rural heartland of North Devon.
Useful addresses & location of sources The three Devon Record Offices contain the most important genealogy related archives in Devon.
In the afternoon we plan helicopter flights over Devon Island, viewing the tidewater glaciers on the eastern coast and ideally making landings.
Some even have private sections of Devon beaches, as well as on-site gyms and family bars and restaurants.
On the 13th, there was a damaging hailstorm in south Devon.
Report from Stella Turk 17 July 2002 Rhizostoma octopus jellyfish in Torquay harbor, Devon.
Police in Devon & Cornwall also took receipt of an anti-tank rocket launcher.
In East Devon, we have some very rare lichens dependent on trees, particularly on ash.
Richard Crosby from Devon contacted us about his 'adopted ' small leaved lime he was worried about.
Hembury Court (self catering accommodation for those who want something more luxurious) Upcott Farm, Broadhembury, Honiton, Devon.
Situated on a steep south-facing slope of warm Devon shale, above the meandering River Yeo, the vineyard enjoys a benign microclimate.
Her work took her all around Devon supporting families with physical handicap problems e.g. multiple sclerosis.
We continue on to Cape Sparbo on Devon Island for another tundra walk to archeological sites and chances to see musk ox.
My father had sold his general store, and was acting as manager in a gents ' outfitter in Barnstaple, in Devon.
The other cattle of Devon, just called Devons, are today a beef breed although they were developed as draft oxen.
Up to 40 years ago, South Devon herds were a familiar site in the lush pastures of Devon.
He undertook the first serious and sustained attempt to collect the traditional songs of the English peasantry and workers, predominantly in West Devon.
London beat Oxford 23-14 and Devon had a second playoff against Hampshire to book their places in the semi's.
A couple from the Isle of Wight recently spent a weekend in North Devon to receive some help with their miniature poodle.
Radon warning One in seven private water wells in Devon were found to have high levels of radioactive radon warning One in seven private water wells in Devon were found to have high levels of radioactive radon in an 18-month government study.
I walked with the local ramblers around Exmoor and North Devon, learning the area and stories.
They are supported well by fellow rapper Ludacris and Devon Aoki as Suki and Cole Hauser makes a decent villain.
Their reliance on the distinctive local red clay makes their production recognizable as coming from Devon or Somerset.
The barn has been stylishly renovated to an exceptionally high standard, and benefits from glorious views over the rural Devon countryside.
Pascal was a keen bell ringer, having rung in most of the churches in Devon.
The M5 into Devon has ruts in it like a farm track - especially up the hills.
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In the following spring, Isabella was awarded seisin of the stannaries of Devon, apparently in partial recompense.
Devon produced serges or " long ells ", unusually long cloths with combed wool warps and carded wool wefts in a twill weave.
We are in a rural setting, just over a mile outside of the village of Combe Martin in North Devon.
Over 65s in the area are invited to exchange their old sloppy slippers for new ones - FREE - supplied by North Devon PCT.
Trouble is almost everyone surfs north Devon, not the south like in the previous issue of surfs north Devon, not the south like in the previous issue of Surf mag.
Soak up the beautiful English countryside on the way as the train stradlles the river taw all the way up to North Devon.
The views are stunning on a clear day and we can often see large areas of Devon and Cornwall from the higher tors.
We began the first day with an hour long pony trek along the idyllic hills of Devon.
The Earl of Devon owns a great part of the parish, and has a rabbit warren of 600 acres here.
The cattle consist chiefly of the Zulu and Africander breeds, but attention has been given to improving the breed by the introduction of Shorthorn, Devon and Holstein (or Friesland) stock.
The white-faced breeds include the Leicester, Border Leicester, Lincoln, Kentish, Cheviot, Ryeland, Devon Longwool, South Devon, Dorset and Somerset Horn, Limestone, Penistone, Exmoor and Roscommon.
In this Richard confirmed him at his accession, and gave him a more tangible endowment by allowing him to marry Isabella, the heiress of the earldom of Gloucester, and by bestowing on him the honor of Lancaster and the shires of Derby, Devon, Cornwall and Somerset.
The Brewery 's move from Vauxhall to Devon has been put off till at least December.
Radon warning One in seven private water wells in Devon were found to have high levels of radioactive radon in an 18-month government study.
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The hotel provides a secluded retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city center with panoramic views across Devon and the coast.
Plymouth Sound and Estuaries Cornwall; Devon; Plymouth This site is representative of a ria system in southwest England.
Plymouth Sound and Estuaries Cornwall; Devon; Plymouth Plymouth Sound and Estuaries is representative of ria estuaries in southwest England.
The rivers of Devon and Cornwall are rich in metal minerals mainly washed down from the high moorlands of the area.
Growing up in a sleepy town in Devon, he spent most of his time perfecting a ridiculous amount of useless talents.
Removable saddles have been received well by Devon buyers shopping as in Sussex, Surrey and Essex UK.
The worst violence was at Bideford School in Devon where a gang estimated at up to 300 strong stormed through the school smashing windows.
Devon 's tin miners enjoyed a substantial degree of independence through Devon 's stannary parliament, which dates back to the twelfth century.
From the Cheesewring the views across the Cornish countryside and into Devon are nothing less than stunning on a clear day.
Soak up the beautiful English countryside on the way as the train stradlles the river Taw all the way up to North Devon.
The drink of Airdrie is Buckfast, a 12% proof tonic wine created in Devon by the Monks of Buckfast abbey.
Two sea anglers recently reported seeing pair trawling for bass taking place just two miles off Start Point, Devon.
Devon Blue is made using unpasteurised milk using vegetarian rennet.
Devon County Council is not able to vouch for the accuracy of any external website.
The tank lives in Devon, Torquay and is for collection only as it wont fit in my car for delivery.
Devon suggested adding several new destinations to the itinerary, much to the chagrin of his very organized travel companions.
The Devon Rex, the Cornish Rex and the LaPerm Rex have fewer coat hairs, providing less area for the Fel D 1 proteins to become trapped.
A few kinds are found to thrive in the open air in Devon and Dorset.
Devon, for six years, and is now 5 feet 6 inches in height, has shown no sign of blossom up to the present.
These plants thrive in Devon and Cornwall, and in the milder seashore districts.
There is also a fine specimen at Leonards-lee, near Horsham, and probably others in the gardens of Devon and Cornwall.
At Coombe Royal, in South Devon, it grows quite 20 feet high, and is a spectacle of wondrous beauty about the end of April or the beginning of May, when every twig carries a cluster of fiery flowers.
Fitzroys Cypress (Fitzroya Patagonica) - A graceful, and in its own country, stately evergreen forest tree, with some claim to hardiness in Devon, Cornwall, and the south and sea-coast of Ireland.
This makes a handsome bushy tree of 20 to 25 feet in the gardens of Devon and Cornwall.
L. elegantissima, of New Zealand, has also proved fairly hardy, and with other kinds, such as L. filicifolia and L. propinqua, might be given a trial with the choicer evergreen shrubs in the sheltered shore gardens of Devon and Cornwall.
In Cornish and South Devon gardens various kinds thrive in the open air.
Devon, Pennsylvania - After owning Toyota Sienna, this reviewer purchased the Honda Odyssey Touring edition.
Matthew Bellamy, Dominic Howard, and Chris Wolstenhome formed Muse in 1994 in their hometown of Devon, UK.
Basing his work on the principles of Ptolemy, he brings together illustrations from the most recent travellers, and does not hesitate to take as illustrative examples the familiar city of Oxford and his native county of Devon.
Lymington dates its importance from the grant of the town to Richard de Redvers, earl of Devon, in the reign of Henry I.
No charter has been found, but a judgment given under a writ of quo warranto in 1578 confirms to the burgesses freedom from toll, passage and pontage, the tolls and stallage of the quay and the right to hold two fairs - privileges which they claimed under charters of Baldwin de Redvers and Isabel de Fortibus, countess of Albemarle, in the 13th century, and Edward Courtenay, earl of Devon, in 1405.
The borough was founded before 1217 by William de Vernon, earl of Devon, whose ancestor Richard de Redvers had received the manor from Henry I.
The sections provided for cattle are properly restricted to what may be termed the beef breeds; in the catalogue order they are Devon, South Devon, Hereford, Shorthorn, Sussex, Red Polled, Aberdeen-Angus, Galloway, Welsh, Highland, Cross-bred, Kerry and Dexter, and Small Cross-bred.
Other cattle societies, all well caring for the interest of their respective breeds, are the Shorthorn Society of Great Britain and Ireland, the Lincolnshire Red Shorthorn Association, the Hereford Herd Book Society, the Devon Cattle Breeders' Society, the South Devon Herd Book Society, the Sussex Herd Book Society, the Longhorned Cattle Society, the Red Polled Society, the English Guernsey Cattle Society, the English Kerry and Dexter Cattle Society, the Welsh Bla.
In the metal mines of Cornwall and Devon special rules are now in force requiring the use of water in drilling, and other precautions, to lessen this danger from dust.
The chief supplies are from Cornwall and Devon, and Freiberg in Saxony, and from Canada and the United States.
Okehampton Castle, one of the most picturesque ruins in Devon, probably dates from the 15th century, though its keep may be late Norman.
In the 18th century the manor passed by marriage to the Courtenays, afterwards earls of Devon, and Robert de Courtenay in 1220 gave the king a palfrey to hold an annual fair at his manor of Okehampton, on the vigil and feast day of St Thomas the Apostle.
A further grant of privileges was bestowed in 1292 by the earl of Devon, but no charter of incorporation was granted until that from James I.
The Order of the Golden Age, for example, with its headquarters at Barcombe Hall, Paignton, South Devon, adopted the words "Fruitarian" and "Fruitarianism" to denote the dietary of its members.
Froude, archdeacon of Totnes, was born at Dartington, Devon, on the 23rd of April 1818.
He was, however, a desultory student, and in 1870 was advised to go to the little village of Martinhoe, in Devon, for quiet reading, but distinguished himself more by his daring climbs after seagulls' eggs and his engineering skill in cutting a pathway along precipitous cliffs to some caves.
He traced his descent from Robert of Mortain, half brother of the Conqueror and first earl of Cornwall; he married about 1200 the daughter of William de Vernon, earl of Devon; and thus, from the beginning of his career, he stood within the circle of the great ruling families.