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Peter Tavy, Devon

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Peter Tavy, Devon

Peter Tavy is a village 3 miles along the A386, North-East of Tavistock, Devon, England; it is named after the River Tavy. St Peter's Parish Church is largely built of granite and has a buttressed west tower. Near Peter Tavy Moor is the grave of George Stephens (d. 1763) marked by a granite post. It is said he died after losing the prospect of marriage to Mary Bray, a farmer's daughter.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX5177
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall

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