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Cattedown, City of Plymouth

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Cattedown, City of Plymouth

Cattedown is an inner city suburb of Plymouth, Devon. Its position beside the River Plym estuary just short of the mouth led to its early settlement. It is said that its name came from a rocky outcrop in this area that overlooked the Plym estuary and mouth of the river, looked like a cat; lending its name to the area and the area of water around it: the 'Cattewater'.
Administrative CountyCity of Plymouth
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX4953
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall

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