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South Brent, Devon

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South Brent, Devon

South Brent is a large village on the southern edge of Dartmoor, England, in the valley of the River Avon, population 2998 (2000), five miles (8 km) north-east of Ivybridge, and next to the Devon Expressway which connects Exeter 32 mi to the north-east and Plymouth 18 mi to the west.
DistrictSouth Hams
Post townSOUTH BRENT
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX6960
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01364
Population2,847
 

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

Brent ~ Brent South

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

South Brent, par. and vil. with ry. sta. (Brent), Devon - par., 9374 ac., pop. 1298; vil., on river Avon, 7 miles W. of Totnes; P.O., T.O.; was formerly a market town, and still has half-yearly fairs.

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