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Hayes Barton

Sir Walter Raleigh's birthplace

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The ruins of Sherborne Old Castle, where the Raleighs first lived. 

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New Castle

as it is today.

Raleigh built the middle part, with its four towers.

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Raleigh's Statue 

at East Budleigh,

Devon, created by sculptress Vivien Westwood.

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The residents lost their bid to have an existing statue from London relocated here, in the village where Sir Walter was born, and so commissioned their own, unveiled by the Duke of Kent in 2006.

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All Saints Church,

East Budleigh,

and one of the embroidered hassocks.

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More tributes to Sir Walter in All Saints Church, East Budleigh.

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Sir Walter Raleigh Inn,

East Budleigh

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