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WEST DOWN HOUSE DEVON ENGLAND UK

West Down House at Bradworthy, Holsworthy, Devon, SW England UK. Dating from the sixteenth century or earlier the small mansion house was extensively rebuilt in Victorian times. Former home and farmed country estate to the Walters, McCarthy, Bosanquet, Critchley-Salmonson, Griffin, Corlett & Lockyer families. The cricket "googly" or "Bosie"(a way the ball is bowled) was invented and practiced on the front lawn by Bernard James Tindall Bosanquet (aka "BJT") a cousin of the family living here in Victorian times. He first used it in a test match against Australia. The house is now owned privately with vacation rental holiday cottages.

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  • Created: 13th October 2020
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  • Category: Buildings
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