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Kennford, Devon

Kennford is a village situated in the Teignbridge district of Devon, England, several milesTemplate:How many? to the south of Exeter, in one of the country's main tourist areas. The village became prominent in the 1970s as the location of a new service station on the A38 Devon Expressway between Exeter and Plymouth, near the southern terminus of the then new M5 motorway. This service area is a popular stopping place for tourists on their way to South Devon and Cornwall.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX9186
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

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


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

Kenford, vil., Kenn par., Devon, 4 miles S. of Exeter; P.O.

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