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Bridgerule, Devon

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Bridgerule, Devon

Bridgerule is a village and civil parish in Devon, England, a mile from the border with Cornwall. The parish is divided by the River Tamar, which no longer forms the border between Devon and Cornwall there. The river often floods the High Street.
DistrictTorridge
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSS2702
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Population570
 

Other names by which Bridgerule, Devon has been known in the past

Brige

Bridgerule, Devon in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Bridgerule, par., S. Devon, on river Tamar, 5 miles SE. of Holsworthy, 3219 ac., pop. 391; P.O.; consists of the townships B. East (pop. 158) and B. West (pop. 233).

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