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Broadhempston, Devon

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Broadhempston, Devon

Broadhempston is a small village within the Teignbridge District Council Area in the County of Devon in the South West of England ("The West Country"). It comprises 257 houses with a population (total parish) of 641. It has a good mix of generations with a church, a primary school, two pubs (the Monk's Retreat and the Coppa Dolla) and a shop/post office. The working population tends to work in neighbouring cities and towns such as Torquay, Exeter and Plymouth.
DistrictTeignbridge
Post townTOTNES
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX8066
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01803
Population641 (2001)
 

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

Broad Hempston ~ Hempston ~ Hempston Broad ~ Hamestone ~ Hamistona

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

Broadhempston, par. and vil., E. Devon, 4 miles N. of Totnes, 2047 ac., pop. 567; P.O.

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