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Ide, Devon

Ide is a village in Devon, England situated less than a mile to the southwest of Exeter. The village church (rebuilt in 1834) is dedicated to the German Saint Ida of Herzfeld. The village is home to two pubs: the Poacher's Arms and Huntsman Inn. A long ford (some argue the second longest in Europe) crosses a lane on the edge of the village. Above Ide on a hilltop at SX8888 is the site of a Roman fortlet or signal station.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX8990
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
 

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

Ida

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

Ide, par. and vil., E. Devon, 2 miles SW. of Exeter, 1435 ac., pop. 658; P.O.

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