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Newton St Cyres, Devon

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Newton St Cyres, Devon

Newton St Cyres is a village and civil parish in Mid Devon, in the English county of Devon, located between Crediton and Exeter. It has a population of 867. Almost destroyed by fire in the early 1960s, its main point of interest is the Parish Church, built in the 15th century and dedicated to the martyr Saint Cyres. Newton St Cyres railway station serves the Exeter to Barnstaple line. Newton St Cyres is home to two public houses: the Crown and Sceptre and the Beer Engine.
DistrictMid Devon
Post townEXETER
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX8798
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 code01392
Population867 (2001)

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

Newton St Cyres, par. and vil. with ry. sta. (St Gyres), Devon, on river Greedy, 5 miles NW. of Exeter, 4305 ac., pop. 849; P.O.; has a 13th century church, restored 1831.

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