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Duryard, Devon

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Duryard, Devon

Duryard is an ancient area of Exeter and was once the hunting land of the Anglo-Saxon kings. The name comes from the Anglo-Saxon dear (deer) and geard (fold). Today, much of the area is occupied by the University of Exeter, which has a halls of residence named Duryard.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX9194
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
 

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