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Ponsworthy, Devon

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Ponsworthy, Devon

Ponsworthy is a hamlet on the eastern side of Dartmoor, Devon, England. It lies in the steep valley of the West Webburn River about 3.5 km southwest of the village of Widecombe-in-the-Moor. Its row of picturesque thatched cottages, climbing up a steep hill, are often the subject of calendars and postcards. It also has a mill and old bakehouse, it converted to a house in 1976. Ponsworthy House, built c.1800, has a porch with Doric columns of granite.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX7073
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall

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