Brixham Harbour – The Golden Hind
Brixham is a small fishing town in Torbay in the county of Devon, in the south-west of England. Brixham is at the southern end of Torbay, across the bay (Tor Bay) from Torquay, and fishing and tourism are the major industries. The town is hilly and built around the harbour which remains in use as a dock for fishing trawlers. It has a focal tourist attraction in the replica of Sir Francis Drake‘s ship Golden Hind that is permanently moored there.
That the Torbay area has been inhabited since Paleolithic times is shown by human bones and tools found in Kents Cavern in Torquay. Roman soldiers are known to have visited Torquay during the period when Britain was a part of the Roman Empire, leaving offerings at a curious rock formation in Kent’s Cavern, known as “The Face”.
Both Brixham and Paignton appear in the Domesday Book of 1086. The first major building in Torquay was Torre Abbey, a Premonstratensian monastery founded in 1196.
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