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Heavitree is a district of the city of Exeter in Devon, England. It lies to the east of the city centre, and was formerly the first significant village outside the city on the road to London. It was the birthplace of Thomas Bodley, and until 1818 was a site for executions.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
|Police Authority||Devon and Cornwall|
Other names by which Heavitree, Devon has been known in the past
Wowford ~ Hevetrove ~ Hevetrowa
Heavitree, Devon in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Heavitree, par. and vil., E. Devon - par., mostly in Exeter city, 3483 ac., pop. 4561; pop. of city part, 4136; vil., 1 mile E. of Exeter; P.O., T.O.
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