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Denbury, Devon

Denbury is a village in Teignbridge district of Devon, England. The village is situated between Totnes and Newton Abbot, approximately ten miles from Torquay. Denbury Hill is an Iron Age Hill fort which is located to the south west of the village. The area has a long history of human habitation, with Denbury Manor being owned by Ealdred, Archbishop of York, before the Norman conquest of England in 1066. The Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin in the village dates from 12th century.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX8268
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01803

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

Deveneberie ~ Devenaberia

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

Denbury, par. and vil., E. Devon, 3 miles SW. of Newton Abbot, 1068 ac., pop. 331; P.O.

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