Tavistock Devon The Western Gateway of Dartmoor Ancient Stannary Town Remains of the Benedictine Abbey founded by Ordgar and Ordulph c965 Gateways part of Cloister Abbot's Hall and Crenellated Wall by River Tavy. Parish Church of St Eustace AD 1185-1450. Interesting Monuments Birthplace of Sir Francis Drake (original statue by Boehm) and of William Browne the Poet. Good Educational Facilities. Hunting. Golf. Fishing. Public Pleasure Grounds. Cricket. Tennis. Bowls &c