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North Bovey, Devon

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North Bovey, Devon

North Bovey is a village and civil parish situated on the south-eastern side of Dartmoor National Park, Devon, England, about 11 miles WSW of the city of Exeter and 1.5 miles SSW of Moretonhampstead. The village lies above the eastern bank of the River Bovey from which it takes its name. In 2001 the population of the parish was 274, compared to 418 in 1901 and 519 in 1801. The parish church is built of granite and is dedicated to St. John the Baptist.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX7383
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
 

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

Bovey ~ Bovey North

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

Bovey, North, par., E. Devon, on river Wrey, 2 m. SW. of Moreton Hampstead, 5654 ac., pop. 439; P.O.

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