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Kingskerswell, Devon

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Kingskerswell, Devon

Kingskerswell is a village and civil parish in the south of the county of Devon, England. The village grew up where an ancient track took the narrowest point across a marshy valley and it is of ancient foundation, being mentioned in the Domesday Book. It has a church dating back to the 14th century and the ruins of a manor house of similar date. The coming of the railway in the 1840s had a large effect on the village, starting its conversion into a commuter town.
Post townNewton Abbot
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX8867
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 Kingskerswell, Devon has been known in the past

Kerswell ~ Kerswell Kings ~ Kings Carswell ~ Kings Kerswell ~ Kingskers Well ~ Careswelle ~ Careswilla

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

Kerswell, Kings, Devon. See KINGSKERS WELL.

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