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Broadwoodwidger, Devon

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Broadwoodwidger, Devon

Broadwoodwidger is a village and civil parish in the Torridge district of Devon, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 548. The village is just off the A30 road, and is about eight miles east of Launceston in Cornwall, and 13 miles west of Okehampton. Roadford Reservoir, which is also called Roadford Lake, is to the north-east of the village, and the River Wolf passes at the bottom of the hillside on which the village stands.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX4189
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall

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

Broadwood Widger ~ Bradewode ~ Bradewoda ~ Bradeoda ~ Bradwodewoda ~ Bradwodeoda

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

Broadwoodwidger, par. and vil., W. Devon, 11 miles NW. of Tavistock, 8780 ac., pop. 684; P.O.

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