A Secret Passage
I remember that in the grounds of the abbey towards the Riviera Centre you could look down into a deep pit. This was said to be an underground passageway used by the monks to travel to St Michael's Chapel at Chapel Hill and on to Buckfast Abbey. It was said to have been used at the time of the Reformation when priests went to say mass in the local churches.
Written by Margaret Brinicombe
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