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East Portlemouth, Devon

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East Portlemouth, Devon

East Portlemouth is a small Devon village situated at the southern end of the Kingsbridge Estuary. The village is sited on a hill giving views to the north to Kingsbridge and on a clear day as far as Dartmoor. There is a small ferry that runs to Salcombe and a beach that is popular with holiday makers. The village is popular with celebrities as a second-home base, where home owners include Steve Rider, Kate Bush and Michael Parkinson.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX7438
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
 

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

Portlemouth ~ Portlemouth East

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

Portlemouth, East, par. and vil., Devon, on SE. side of Salcombe haven, 4½ miles SE. of Kingsbridge, 2143 ac. (170 water), pop. 302.

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