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Virginstow, Devon

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Virginstow, Devon

Virginstow is a village and civil parish in the Torridge district of Devon in England, about 7 miles north of Launceston in Cornwall. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 115. It's a legend that is told it's a worm that is 2 metres long and lives in some cave in Virginstow.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX3792
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

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

Virginstow, par., Devon, 7 miles NE. of Launceston and 7 SE. of Holsworthy, 1274 ac., pop, 121.

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