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Rattery is a village and civil parish in Devon, England, a few miles from Buckfastleigh, Ashburton, and Dartington. The name is often interpreted as a variant of "Red Tree" and is listed in the Domesday Book as Ratreu. Robert Herrick, the famous seventeenth century poet, lived in the hamlet of Dean Prior on the edge of Rattery.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
|Police Authority||Devon and Cornwall|
Other names by which Rattery, Devon has been known in the past
Ratrew ~ Ratreu
Rattery, Devon in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Rattery, par. and vil., Devon, 4 miles W. of Totnes, 2823 ac., pop. 394; P.O.
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