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Chudleigh, Devon

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Chudleigh, Devon

Chudleigh is a small town located in Central Devon, England located between Newton Abbot and Exeter. Chudleigh is very close to the edge of Dartmoor and in Teign Valley. The town is also bypassed by the A38 road in 1972. Nearby Castle Dyke is an Iron Age Hill Fort which demonstrates far earlier settlement in the area. Chudleigh has expanded a good deal in recent years as commuter houses have been built around its edges, but despite this it still retains a fairly traditional village centre.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX8679
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 code01626

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

Chedly ~ Chidley

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

Chudleigh, market town and par. with ry. sta., E. Devon, on river Teign, 10 miles SW. of Exeter and 218 miles SW. of London, 6037 ac., pop. 1927; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank, 1 newspaper. Market-day, Saturday.

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