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East Prawle, Devon

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East Prawle, Devon

East Prawle is a village in Chivelstone parish in the South Hams district of Devon, England. It is situated on the coast south east of Salcombe near the most southerly tip of Devon, Prawle Point. Mentioned in the Domesday Book the village's name comes from the Anglo Saxon word Præwhyll meaning 'lookout place'. Primarily a farming settlement the village has seen little major development save to meet local requirements.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX7836
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
 

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