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Tavistock

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A market-town of Devon, situated at the western edge of Dartmoor, on the Tavy, 11 m. N. of Plymouth; has remains of a 10th-century Benedictine abbey, a guild-hall, grammar school, &c.; is one of the old stannary towns, and still largely depends for its prosperity on the neighbouring tin, copper, and arsenic mines.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Tavistock'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/t/tavistock.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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