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Hatherleigh, Devon

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Hatherleigh, Devon

Hatherleigh is a small market town in west Devon, England. It hosts an arts festival in July, and a carnival in November featuring two flaming tar barrel runs. The Walruses meet on New Year's Day to jump into the River Lew to raise money for local good causes. An annual half-marathon called the Ruby Run takes place usually in June between Holsworthy and Hatherleigh, starting from each town in alternate years.
DistrictWest Devon
Post townOkehampton
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSS5404
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
Dialling code01837
Population1,306 (Parish, 2001)

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

Hatherleigh, par. and vil., S. Devon, on Lew stream, 16 miles SE. of Bideford and 26 miles NW. of Exeter, 7048 ac., pop. 1492; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; has stone quarries and tile and brick works.

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