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Brownston, Devon

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Brownston, Devon

Brownston is a picturesque hamlet in Devon, England. It is located within Modbury Parish. Its church (dedicated to St John The Baptist) is now a private home and was built in 1844 . There is also a converted Wesleyan chapel. Several of the farmhouses in Brownston are of historical significance and are grade II listed.
DistrictSouth Hams
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX6952
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

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

Brownestone ~ Brownstone

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

Brownstone, vil., 3 m. NE. of Modbury, S. Devon.

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