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Burrington, Devon

Burrington is a village and civil parish in North Devon in England. In 2001 the population was 538. Burrington is a typical Devon village with a church, a Methodist Chapel, a pub and shop come Post Office. Unusually for a Devon village it has excellent bus services between Barnstaple and Exeter. The church, Holy Trinity, is Grade 1 listed and the pub, the Barnstaple Inn, is grade 2 listed. The pub is one of only two buildings within the village that are still thatched.
DistrictNorth Devon
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSS6316
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01769
Population538 (2001)

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

Burrington.-- par., N. Devon, 4 miles NW. of Chumleigh, 5330 ac., pop. 776; P.O.

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