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Church of St Michel de Rupe

Brentor is a small village about 4 miles (6.4 km) north of Tavistock within West Devon. The village is famous for it's church, "Church of St Michel de Rupe" (Saint Michael of the Rock). The church which dates back to the 13th century sits high upon a tor overlooking the village. It can be seen from miles around and is visited by many people each year. The rock it sits on is what is left of a volcano and is 1,130 feet (340 m) high. It was once used as a beacon tower to warn people of approaching enemy ships.

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