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Blackawton is a village and civil parish in the South Hams district of Devon, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 647. The village is about six miles west of Dartmouth. The church is 15th century, with a Norman baptismal font and a well preserved rood screen. Blackawton has hosted an annual worm charming competition since 1980. There are two pubs in Blackawton: The George Inn & The Normandy Arms.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
|Police Authority||Devon and Cornwall|
Other names by which Blackawton, Devon has been known in the past
Avetone ~ Avetona
Blackawton, Devon in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Blackawton, par. and vil., S. Devon, 4 miles W. of Dartmouth, 5646 ac., pop. 1059; P.O.
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