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Children from schools across Devon and Cornwall have been enjoying a taste of Victorian life at Powderham Castle near Exeter.

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Learning about Olden Times

Children from schools across Devon and Cornwall have been enjoying a taste of Victorian life at Powderham Castle near Exeter.

The 600 year old estate is the family home of the Earl & Countess of Devon.

Youngsters have been trying their hand at carpet beating, boot polishing and cooking.

School children learn about being servants at Powderham Castle Credit: ITV News West Country

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