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Sir Allen Apsley, Royalist Governor of Barnstaple 1645-6

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Sir Allen Apsley, the Royalist Governor of Barnstaple in1645-6, is the man credited with ordering the demolition of Pilton Church tower and spire for metal for the manufacture of cannon and lead shot. The Apsley’s family name came from the Sussex manor they held. Sir Allen Apsley fought for the King in the Civil War until the fall of Barnstaple.

Thanks to Pilton St Mary's Church for permission to include this image in the archive.

For more about the church tower, follow this link:

http://vimp.thepiltonstory.org/picture/The-Tower-of-St-Mary%2526%2523039...

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