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Bere Ferrers, Devon

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Bere Ferrers, Devon

Bere Ferrers, sometimes called Beerferris, is a village and civil parish on the Bere peninsula in West Devon in the English county of Devon. It has a population of 3,066, and is located to the north of Plymouth, on the west bank of the River Tavy. Bere Ferrers railway station on the Tamar Valley Line is nearby.
DistrictWest Devon
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX4563
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 code01822
Population3,066 (2001)

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

Beer Ferrers ~ Beer Ferris ~ Beer Ferris Beer Ferrers ~ Beer Town ~ Beerferris

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

Beerferris, par., S. Devon, between rivers Tamar and Tavy, 7 miles S. of Tavistock, 6838 ac., pop. 1898; P.O. Stothart (1787-1821), the artist and antiquary, was killed here.

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