Highweek Norman Castle

At Highweek are the remains of a Norman Castle, now in the form of a pile of stones and in the Domesday Book the Norman Castle was known to have a thriving community. It is thought that it was built on a pre-Norman civilisation site.

Highweek, Newton Abbot

Highweek, Newton Abbot

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Newton Abbot And Newton Bushel Communities

The town of Newton Abbot grew up as two separate communities, each with their separate Lords of the Manor causing friction and suspicion, so much so that this animosity persisted up until the beginning of the twentieth century, with frequent clashes between the inhabitants of Newton Abbot and Newton Bushel.

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