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Ermington, Devon

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Ermington, Devon

Ermington is a village and civil parish located approximately 2 miles south of the town of Ivybridge in the county of Devon, England. The village is in the South Hams district and is twinned with the commune of Cl├ęcy, in Normandy, France. It is known well for its crooked church spire, which a pub has been named after. It was home to Edmund Lockyer, who went to Australia and named a town, Ermington, in New South Wales.
DistrictSouth Hams
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX6353
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 code01548
Population850 (2001)

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

Ermentone ~ Hermentona

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

Ermington, par. and vil., S. Devon, on an eminence near river Erme, 2 miles NW. of Modbury, 4952 ac., pop. 2205; P.O., T.O.

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