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Broadhembury, Devon

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Broadhembury, Devon

Broadhembury is a village and civil parish in the East Devon district of Devon, England, about 5 miles north-west of Honiton. According to the 2001 census the village had a population of 654. It is within the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
DistrictEast Devon
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridST1004
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
Population654 (2001 Census)

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

Ham- ~ Han- ~ Henberie ~ Hain- ~ Hemberia

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

Broadhembury. par. and vil., N. Devon, 5½ miles NW. of Honiton, 4703 ac., pop. 675; P.O. Toplady (1740-1778), author of " Rock of Ages", was vicar.

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